Learning outcomes of the course unit
Understanding the Italian and European agri-food system in the light of the changes in organisational methods among operators and the objectives and tools of public intervention With an analysis of the EU policies for agriculture, rural development, food safety and environmental protection
Course contents summary
Consumer, enterprise and market. Components of agri-food system. Transforming agriculture. Agri-food industry. Reorganisation of the distribution system. Public interventions. UE policies for agriculture, rural development, food safety and environmental protection. Agriculture and rural environment. Environmental policy and sustainable development. Farms and environmental resources.
Mariani A. - Vigano E. (2002) “Il sistema agroalimentare dell’Unione Europea”, Carocci, Rome.
De Castro P. (2004) ?Verso una nuova agricoltura europea?, Agra, Roma
Hoffmann A. (2006) 'La nuova politica di sviluppo rurale', Franco Angeli, Milan