Agro-food policy of EU (2011/2012)

Course code
4S02772
Name of lecturer
Francesco Pecci
Coordinator
Francesco Pecci
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Academic sector
AGR/01 - AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS AND RURAL APPRAISAL
Language of instruction
Italian
Period
II semestre dal Mar 1, 2012 al Jun 15, 2012.

Lesson timetable

II semestre
Day Time Type Place Note
Tuesday 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall L  
Wednesday 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall L  
Thursday 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall L from Mar 8, 2012  to Jun 15, 2012

Learning outcomes

Provide basic knowledge of European and national institutions, their operating mechanisms and interactions at a local level.
Understand the historical evolution of the common agricultural policy, content and mode of application of environmental and food policies in national and EU contest.

Syllabus

1) The Italian and European food system:
a) characteristics;
b) economic importance;
c) relations between the actors.

2) The food policy:
a) motivation of an agricultural and food processing;
b) the objectives and instruments;
c) stakeholders.

3) The role of institutions in the management of agricultural and food policy:
a) the EU;
b) the State;
c) the local authorities (regions).

4) The pricing policies and domestic and international

5) The EU food policy:
a) food security;
b) food safety.

6) Outline of EU environmental policies.

Assessment methods and criteria

Oral examination