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ALCE 5564: International Agriculture and Diplomacy

Concentration: Education
Credits: 3 graduate credits


Advanced study on agricultural leadership.  U.S. geostrategic context that includes history, geography, natural resources, cultural identity, governance, macro-economic policy, and security interests shaping the U.S. and other countries’ agricultural foreign policies. 


Learning Objectives

Having successfully completed this course, the student should be able to:

  • Analyze the exportability of major U.S. agricultural products.
  • Develop a leadership strategy for US policies and statutes that protect US agriculture against foreign import of agricultural products.
  • Evaluate the impact of US agricultural policies imposed on other U.S. Government organizations (i.e. Department of Defense).
  • Evaluate the geostrategic context that shapes the U.S. and other select countries’ agricultural foreign policies.

Prerequisites and Corequisites



Steven Manchester