Course Outline : : Farming Systems and Sustainable Livelihood Analysis
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African Economic Research consortium
• To provide an understanding of the concepts of farming systems and sustainable livelihoods approach. • To expose students to the interface between farming systems and the sustainable livelihoods approach. • To equip students with analytical skils for analysing specific farming systems for sustainable livelihoods. • To expose students to the determinants of both farming systems and the sustainable livelihoods • Examine the interface between farm management practices, techniques and technologies and the environment from a system approach • Analyse the extent to which farming systems are shaped by agro-ecological constraints and/or socio-economic factors.