Agricultural EconomicsⅡ
TeachersTAMA ShinnosukeStaffInfo
Grade, SemesterYear 3 2nd semest [Department of Regional Economics, Faculty of Economics]
CategoryMajor Course: Regional Economics
Elective, CreditsElective 2credit
 Syllabus Number8D204

Course Description

Agricultural products and food are indispensable in our daily life every day. However, the market and distribution of agricultural products and foods are undergoing major changes.Understanding the diversifying and changing market and distribution of agricultural products and foods is important knowledge for us to live a safe and secure life. In this lesson, students will acquire accurate knowledge based on textbooks, discuss through the class, and acquire knowledge, skills, and attitudes regarding DP1.

Course Objectives

1. Students can explain the organization and structure of agricultural products and food markets and distribution.
2. Students can explain the market and distribution organization and structure of agricultural products by item.
3. Students can explain international trade and safety issues related to agricultural products and foods.
Four. Students can demonstrate their attitudes about the consumption of agricultural products and food as consumers.

Grading Policy

Regular quiz(25%), Mid-term exam (25%), final exam (50%), total (100%).
The midterm exam will be returned to you and deepen our understanding once again.

Textbook and Reference

KindTitleAuthorPublisher
Textbook”market and distribution of agricultural products and foods”TSUKUBASYOBO
ISBN978-4-8119-0549-5
References

Requirements(Assignments)

Before the lesson, read the relevant chapter of the textbook carefully and do homework for about 90 minutes to check your interests.
After the class, review the resume distributed in the class, re-read the textbook for the points that are important, and do homework for about 90 minutes to check your interests.

Note

Schedule

1Introduction: Lesson assignments and how to proceed
2Viewpoint of the market and distribution of agricultural products and foods (Chapter 1)
3Food distribution mechanism and price formation (Chapter 2)
4Agricultural products and food distribution mechanism (Chapter 3)
5Market and Distribution of Rice (Chapter 4)
6Market and distribution of fruits and vegetables (Chapter 5)
7Meat market and distribution (Chapter 7)
8Summary and Intermediate Test
9Milk and Dairy Market and Distribution (Chapter 8)
10Market and distribution of processed foods (Chapter 11)
11International trade in agricultural products (Chapter 12)
12Food Safety (Chapter 13)
13Food distribution management and fruits and vegetables (Chapter 14)
14Agricultural products / food and environmental / resource issues (Chapter 15)
15Summary and term-end test