ECONOMICS OF ZOOTECHNIC AND AGRI-FOOD PRODUCTION
cod. 1004805

Academic year 2024/25
2° year of course - Second semester
Professor
Academic discipline
Economia ed estimo rurale (AGR/01)
Field
Discipline economiche, statistiche, giuridiche e informatiche
Type of training activity
Characterising
47 hours
of face-to-face activities
6 credits
hub: PARMA
course unit
in ITALIAN

Learning objectives

The course is aimed at teaching knowledge and understanding of the basics of the market economy and of livestock production, agribusiness and estimate. The student will also learn to apply the acquired knowledge and understanding in identifying and solving the problems of business management in relation to the policies of the EU and to food security.

Prerequisites

No

Course unit content

The Italian and European zootechnical framework. Review of economic theory. Agricultural products market. Farming and business. The farm economic balance sheet. Production economics. Organisation of producers. Tax reform in agriculture. Sources of statistical information in agriculture. Collection of economic data of breeding farms. Analysis of zootechnical enteprises. Analysis of the eficiency of breeding farms.
Consumer, enterprise and market. Components of agri-food system. Trasformation of agriculture. Agry-food industry. Reorganisation of the distribution system. Public interventions. UE policies for the agricultural sector, rural development, food safety for the environment.

Provide the knowlegde for the valuation of the main rural and urban property for practical and legal purposes. The course covers the topics of rural estimation, civil estimation, legal estimation, cadastral estimation end project evaluation.

Full programme

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Bibliography

DE CASTRO P. - Verso una nuova agricoltura europea. Agra, Roma,2002.

HOFFMANN A. - La nuova politica di sviluppo rurale. Franco Angeli, Milano, 2006.

MARIANI F., VIGANO' E. - Il sistema agroalimentare dell'Unione Europea. Carrocci Editore, Roma, 2002.

ZUCCHI G. - Zooeconomia. Economia del sistema delle produzioni animali. Edizioni Avenue media, Bologna, 2006.

GALLERANI V., ZANNI G., VIAGGI D. – Manuale di estimo. McGraw-Hill, Milano, 2004.

MICHIELI I. - Trattato di estimo. Edizioni Agricole, Bologna, 1993.

Teaching methods

The course is taught by lectures.

Assessment methods and criteria

The achievement of the course objectives is assessed with an oral examination. Through questions about the course contents it will be determined whether the student has achieved the goal of knowledge and understanding of the contents. Through questions regarding the preparation of a business budget and evaluation of related economic indicators it will be assessed if the student has achieved the goal of applying the acquired knowledge.

Other information

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