Agriculture has now been playing a vital role in the economic growth of developing countries including the growing industrialization and its importance has increased agri-products in the several-folds. Moreover, now, the food and food-products import-export policies also play important role in the overall development of any country and the world as a whole.

In addition to changing nature of rural economy, it leads to have shifts from subsistence farming to commercial food enterprises and it creates a new breed of agribusiness professionals, and, finally it is needed to manage this transformation. Hereby, M-ABM program will cater the unique needs of agribusiness professionals, which comprise of knowledge and skills in elements of agriculture sector policy issues, technology, marketing and finance. ABM of SERD focuses on the potential and contribution of the agribusiness in developing economies. It is aimed at enhancing small business entrepreneurship among primary producers of agri-food products, and traders and other market intermediaries in the value chain.

Coursework and Research areas

The curriculum offered by the ABM program includes courses in:

  • Analytical Techniques and Decision
  • Tools for Agribusiness
  • Agro-Industrial Systems Development
  • Agricultural Sector and Policy Analysis
  • Agribusiness Management: Principles and Practices
  • Safety and Standardization of Food Products
  • Agri-Food Supply Chain Management
  • Trade Policies in Agribusiness Management
  • Controlled Environment Agriculture
  • Food Process Engineering
  • Financial Management
  • Marketing Management
  • Corporate Social Responsibility and Ethics
  • Agricultural Systems Analysis
  • Human Factors Engineering
  • Bio-analysis for Industry and Eco-farming


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Department of Food, Agriculture and Bioresources