951324 Internationale Landwirtschaft (in Eng.)

Vortragende/r (Mitwirkende/r)
Neugschwandtner, Reinhard
Angeboten im Semester
Sommersemester 2024
Unterrichts-/ Lehrsprachen


The lecture provides a fundamental understanding of the environmental and socioeconomic basis of international agriculture and related food production systems. The emphasis is on an understanding environment- crop-management interactions underlying adapted cropping systems in different parts of the world.

1st Unit:
Organizational planning
How to understand international agriculture?
=> Working with FAOStat.

2nd Unit:
World agro-environmental zones: Climate, soil and crop production.
=>Working with the Global Agro-ecological Zones Model (GAEZ).

3rd Unit:
Where to go? Economic strategies for world agriculture.
=>WTO and EU agricultural policies.

4th Unit:
Students’ contributions: Snap shots of rural diversity.

5th Unit:
Agriculture, climate change and land degradation.

6th Unit
Guest lecture: Indonesia – Sustainable rice intensification.
Guest lecture: Soil health training in Mozambique – an example of research for development.

7th Unit:
Sustainable development goals. Visions and reality.

Inhaltliche Voraussetzungen (erwartete Kenntnisse)



Students will have a general overview on international food production systems, become familiar with economic and political strategies for international agriculture, work with online databases and get knowledge on current trends and challenges to sustainable rural management.
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