Agricultural Economics & Environment
This course aims to instill a good understanding of the economics agriculture and its public policy, characteristics and significance of sustainability of food policy, as well as the ability to analyze production chains by providing:
• A global understanding of the dynamics of agricultural policy as well as the environment and issues of food security.
• The necessary econometric and theoretical tools that allow competent policy analysis and recommendation.
• A comprehension of the Water-Energy-Food Nexus and its implications for agricultural policy and issues pertaining to the environment.
Thus, this Course will allow the participants to tackle such questions as: What role can the market play in food policy for developing countries? Can it be used to achieve food sustainability? How can agriculture be used to achieve better growth and development?
This program is designed for executives who have demonstrated leadership, who wish to advance their career, and who have a theoretical background in agricultural development, economics, environment and related subjects. They need to have a minimum of 3 years of relevant professional experience.
Through a rigorous selection process, the applicants are selected based on - but not limited – the number of relevant years of experience and a strong interest in the courses’ topics. The number of participants will go up to 25.
Applicants should send their current resume in PDF format and a personal statement of no more than 250 words explaining the reasons for their application and how they will contribute to and benefit from the program they will have composed to PolicySchool@ocppc.ma or fill out the application form online before September 25th, 2016. The selected candidates will subsequently receive a confirmation email.