Unit

School Of Science

Analysis of Agricultural Supply and DemandWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 301098.2

Discipline: AGRICULTURE NOT ELSEWHERE CLASSIFIED

Student Contribution Band: 1

Level: 3

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Richard Thomas


Assumed Knowledge
Students enrolling in this unit should have an understanding of basic statistics and a fundamental understanding of the consumer-driven nature of the economy. This unit will build on aspects of agri-food supply chains introduced in earlier units in the Bachelor of Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security program.


Equivalent Units
300534 - Analysis of Agricultural Supply Chains

Teaching Periods
Nothing on offer.

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About this Unit
Students will develop understanding of the integrated nature of the agri-food value chain (supply and demand) from economic, environmental and social perspectives. Integrative processes and tools from established value chains will be evaluated in the context of changing consumer sentiment. Through analysis of economic and environmental gains (e.g. water and energy savings), students will identify emerging opportunities and challenges for improved and/or alternative food distribution systems. Analytical and reporting tools will be used to develop competence in data management, with emphasis on increasing communication from consumer to producer.


Courses
3726.1Bachelor of Sustainable Agriculture and Food SecurityCONTINUING
3726.2Bachelor of Sustainable Agriculture and Food SecurityCONTINUING
3726.3Bachelor of Sustainable Agriculture and Food SecurityCURRENT


Specialisations

M4013.1Natural ScienceCONTINUING
M4014.1Social SciencesCONTINUING
M4015.1BusinessCONTINUING
M4016.1Natural ScienceCURRENT
M4017.1Social SciencesCURRENT
M4018.1BusinessCURRENT




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