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MNR 002 : Agricultural Policy: Formulation Components Process Implementation and Comparative Analysis

IGNOU via Swayam

Overview

The course explains the concept, importance, goals, instruments and components of agriculture policy. The process and major steps in policy formulation, policy implementation along with monitoring and evaluation will be discussed. This course helps you to understand the salient features, strengths and weaknesses of agriculture policies adopted in India. Understanding of salient features of National Agriculture Policy; land, labour, water and other input use policies; agricultural marketing, pricing and trade policies; institutional support and investment policies in agriculture will be provided. The course examines the need for inter-linkage between farm and non-farm sector for rural and agriculture development; growth of farm input and output; and role of the farming sector in food security and national economy. The rural poverty alleviation programmes and special agricultural development programmes implemented in the country will be elaborated. The course highlights the role of resources like land, labour and capital in agricultural development; and critically examines the agriculture policy of the developed and developing countries. The concept of globalization and agriculture trade issues are also explained.Course Credit - 4

Syllabus

Course layout


Agricultural Policy: Formulation, Components, Process, Implementation and Comparative Analysis (MNR-002)

Week-1

Agricultural Policy and Its Instrument

Week-2

Agricultural Sector Goals and Policy Options

Week-3

Process of Policy formulation in Agriculture

Week-4

Policy Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation

Week-5

Participatory Approaches to Agricultural Policy Process

Week-6

Policy failure and governance

Week-7

National Agriculture and Input Use Policies

Week-8

Marketing, Price and Trade Policies

Week-9

Institutional Support and Investment in agriculture

Week-10

Farm and Non-Farm sector and Structure of Farming Sector

Week-11

Rural Development Experiences

Week-12

Varying Agricultural Environment, Resource Endowments and Development

Week-13

Agricultural Policies in Developed Countries

Week-14

Agricultural Policies of Developing Countries

Week-15

Responses to Globalization and World Trade Organization

Taught by

Dr. Praveen Kumar Jain

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