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Course Unit Title : World and Turkey Agricultural Products Markets
Course Unit Code : 01TRE5141
Type of Course Unit : Optional
Level of Course Unit : Second Cycle
Year of Study : Preb
Semester : 255.Semester
Number of ECTS Credits Allocated : 6,00
Name of Lecturer(s) : ---
Course Assistants :
Learning Outcomes of The Course Unit : 1. Learning of fundamental economic concepts and principles regarding the markets and markets? forces.
2. Increasing the capacity of evaluation of developments in the agricultural markets.
3. Understanding of efficient actors in the world?s agricultural markets.
4. Learning data collection methods and data usage.
5. Learning how to access data and information sources help for providing consultancy services to private sector and policy makers.
Mode of Delivery : Face-To-Face
Prerequisities and Co-requisities Courses : Unavailable
Recommended Optional Programme Components : Unavailable
Course Contents : Supply, demand, equilibrium price, historical development in agricultural commodity markets, related policies and policy implementations, data provider institutes, data collection and analysis methods, important commodity and commodity groups and countries in the world and Turkey?s international trade.
Languages of Instruction : Turkish-English
Course Goals : 1) To increase the capacity of evaluation of developments in the agricultural markets.
2) To Understand of efficient actors in the world?s agricultural markets.
3) To learn and use data collection methods
Course Aims : To provide students with the necessary skills and introduce available data sources in order to analysis current situation in the agricultural markets and forecast future trends.

WorkPlacement   Not Available
Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook : power point material prepared at the beginning of the semester
Additional Resources : Global Agricultural Trade and Developing Countries, edited by M.Ataman Aksoy, John C.Beghin, WB, 2004. Dünya Tarım Piyasalarında Serbestleşmenin Türk Tarımına Fiyat ve Gelir Yönünden Yansıması, Taylan Kıymaz, DPT, 2008. Tarım ve Gıda Ürünleri Fiyatlarında Yaşanan Sorunlar ve Öneriler, Taylan Yılmaz, Yurdakul Saçlı, DPT, 2009 Tarım ve Köyişleri Bakanlığı tarafından hazırlatılan ?Türkiye?de Tarım?, 2005 raporunun ?Tarımsal Ürün ve Girdi Piyasaları? bölümü, DPT ÖİK raporları
Material Sharing
Documents : Students are informed about the available study material and other documents indicated below, and encouraged to investigate current related issues and articles.
Assignments : Last two weeks of the semester are allocated for students? presentations.
Exams : 1 mid-term and final exam
Additional Material :
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Lectures, Practical Courses, Presentation, Seminar, Project, Laboratory Applications (if necessary)
ECTS / Table Of Workload (Number of ECTS credits allocated)
Student workload surveys utilized to determine ECTS credits.
Activity :
Number Duration Total  
Course Duration (Excluding Exam Week) :
14 4 56  
Time Of Studying Out Of Class :
14 5 70  
Homeworks :
1 15 15  
Presentation :
0 0 0  
Project :
0 0 0  
Lab Study :
0 0 0  
Field Study :
0 0 0  
Visas :
1 15 15  
Finals :
1 25 25  
Workload Hour (30) :
30  
Total Work Charge / Hour :
181  
Course's ECTS Credit :
6      
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Studies During Halfterm :
Number Co-Effient
Visa :
1 50
Quiz :
0 0
Homework :
1 30
Attendance :
1 20
Application :
0 0
Lab :
0 0
Project :
0 0
Workshop :
0 0
Seminary :
0 0
Field study :
0 0
   
TOTAL :
100
The ratio of the term to success :
50
The ratio of final to success :
50
TOTAL :
100
Weekly Detailed Course Content
Week Topics  
1 Course Introduction (content, aim, method and mutual expectations are discussed) Basic concepts regarding the markets (supply, demand, elasticity, price) and an economic overview of agricultural commodity markets in Turkey and in the world.
  Study Materials: Quality Assurance Schemes and Food Marketing in the EU, S.H.Gay, F.H. Giray. Types of schemes operating in the EU Overlap or synergy?", F.H., Giray,2007.
2 World?s agricultural commodity trade and factors effecting international trade Liberalisation in agriculture and agricultural commodity trade
  Study Materials: Quality Assurance Schemes and Food Marketing in the EU, S.H.Gay, F.H. Giray. Types of schemes operating in the EU Overlap or synergy?", F.H., Giray,2007.
3 Effects of quality assurance schemes and certification on local products and global marketing
  Study Materials: Quality Assurance Schemes and Food Marketing in the EU, S.H.Gay, F.H. Giray. Types of schemes operating in the EU Overlap or synergy?", F.H., Giray,2007.
4 Agricultural commodity markets and international trade in least-developed countries
  Study Materials: The Impact of Agricultural trade preferences with particular attention to the least-developed countries, Paul Brenton, Takako Ikezuki
5 Agricultural commodity markets and international trade in developing countries
  Study Materials: Agro-food exports from developing countries: the challenges posed by standards.
6 Fruits and vegetables markets
  Study Materials: Fruits and vegetables: Global trade and competition in fresh and processed product markets, Ndiame Diop, Steven M.Jaffee
7 Animal products markets
  Study Materials: Dairy: Assessing world markets and policy reforms: Implications for developing countries, Tom Cox, Yong Zhu.
8 Rice markets
  Study Materials: Rice: Global trade, protectionist policies and the impact of trade liberalization, Eric J. Wailes.
9 Cotton markets
  Study Materials: Uluslararası Anlaşmalar Çerçevesinde GAP?ın Türkiye Pamuk Üretim ve Dışsatımına Olası Etkileri, F.H., GİRAY,vd., 2001.
10 Wheat markets
  Study Materials: Wheat: The global market, policies and priorities, Donald O. Mitchell and Myles Mielke.
11 Coffee markets
  Study Materials: Coffee: Market Setting, Trade policies and issues, John Baffes.
12 Sugar markets
  Study Materials: Sugar Policies: An opportunity for change, Donald O. Mitchell.
13 Students? presentations
 
14 Students? presentations