n.MA.ENR.AgFu.18FS (Agriculture for the future) 
Modul: Agriculture for the future
Diese Information wurde generiert am: 15.09.2019
Nr.
n.MA.ENR.AgFu.18FS
Bezeichnung
Agriculture for the future
Credits
3

Beschreibung

Version: 1.0 gültig ab 01.02.2018
Studiengang
Degree Program
MSc in Environment and Natural Resources
Arbeitsaufwand
Workload
3 ECTS, 90 h, Contact 35 h, self-study 45 h
Modulleitung
Module Coordinator
Johannes Fahrentrapp
Dozierende
Lecturers
Johannes Fahrentrapp, Jürg Grunder, Raushan Bokusheva, David R. Green (University of Aberdeen), u.w.
Eingangskompetenzen
Entry Requirements

Students should be able to...
• describe the concept of “good agricultural practice“ and transfer this to practicalexamples(plantprotection,biodiversity,nutrientcycling,resource conservation, etc.).
• identify sustainability conflicts within the food value chain

Ausgangskompetenzen
Learning Outcome and Competences
Students will learn to...
• anticipate factors and conditions which affect the design of sustainable agricultural systems on a global scale.
• design and evaluate specific future agriculture scenarios that are influenced by, for example, cultural practices and new technologies.
• independently develop future models for agricultural systems based on scientific studies and recognised methods as well as estimate the effect of these models on all dimensions of sustainability.
Inhalte
Module Content
The module is primarily focused on driving factors in agrticulture, such as society, environment, economy and technology. In addition, the module will also examine actions that are likely to shape global agriculture in future, which will be assessed in terms of sustainable development of the environment, society and the economy.
More specifically, topics such as 'climate change', 'breeding technologies', 'genetic engineering', 'precision agriculture', 'agriculture 4.0', 'urban farming' and 'pest management strategies' will be discussed. The influence of alternative agricultural practices and new technologies will also be assessed in future agriculture scenarios developed by the students.
Lehr-/Lernmethoden
Teaching / Learning Methods
• Contact teaching
• Guest lectures & debates
• Scenario development
• Team work and exercises
• Self-study
Leistungsnachweis
Assessment of Learning
Outcome
Students demonstrate their competences by
• developing a scenario
• final exam
Bibliographie
Bibliography
t.b.d.
Unterrichtssprache
Language
English
Bemerkungen
Comments
Die Modulleitung entscheidet über die Möglichkeit von Nachbesserungen schriftlicher Arbeiten (StO § 11) und Nachprüfungen (StO§ 12).
Kurs: Agriculture for the future
Nr.
n.MA.ENR.AgFu.18FS.V
Bezeichnung
Agriculture for the future

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