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The department offers programmes in Agricultural Economics with the particular objective of providing students with necessary skills and competence in applying economic principles to provide solutions to problems of agriculture and rural development.

Below is a list of the modules offered by the department.

CODE NAME OF MODULE (Prerequisite in brackets)
AEC 2541 Introduction to Agricultural Economic Analysis
AEC 2641 Introduction to Marketing of Agricultural Products
AEC 3541 Farm Business Management
AEC 3542 Agricultural Sector Planning and Project Appraisal
AEC 3641 Marketing of Agricultural Products (AEC 2641)
AEC 4541 Agricultural Production Economics (AEC 3541)
AEC 4542 Agricultural Policy in Developing Countries
AEC 4641 Natural Resource and Environmental Economics (AEC 2541)
AEC 4642 Markets and Price Analysis (AEC 3541)
AEC4081 Project and Seminar Presentation
AEC 6541 Advanced agricultural Production Economics
AEC 6542 Advanced Agribusiness Management
AEC 6543 Research Methodology
AEC 6641 Advanced agricultural Policy
AEC 6642 Research Project and Seminar
AGM 4081 Project and Seminar Presentation
EXT 2541 Introduction to rural Sociology
EXT 3641 Introduction to agricultural Extension
EXT 5641 Communication and Extension for Rural Development
EXT 6641 Advanced Agricultural Extension Education
AEC 6099 Dissertation
AEC 7099 Thesis

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The following is a list of staff members in the Department of Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness.

Department Name Contacts
Professor Emeritus
Prof. SA Oni Tel: +27 15 962 8629
Dr. PK Chauke Tel: +27 15 962 8260
Mr. EN Raidimi

Tel: +27 15 962 8307

Mr. TK Pfumayaramba

Tel: +27 15 962 8712