Module organiser: Dr Georgios Chrysochoidis
From geographical distribution and diversification, to the organisation of international trade and regulations; global poverty, climate change and the use of land and water, to GMOs, water depletion and soil and crop yields; this module focuses on the challenges faced by food production, processing and trade.
Aims and Objectives
On completion of the module, you will be able to:
Understand the challenges of the food chain
Prepare and deliver sound recommendations for food related strategies
Communicate effectively, orally and in writing
Self-manage time, planning and behaviour
Display motivation, initiative and enterprise
Show reflective and adaptive learning
Demonstrate cognitive skills of critical thinking, analysis and synthesis
Exhibit effective problem solving and decision-making skills.
A better understanding of each link in the food supply chain, together with upcoming issues and the implication of new developments will help you prepare more efficiently for making business decisions in the context of individual initiatives and enterprises in this field.
Please note: This information is subject to review and change without notice.