5Welcome to the Department of Agricultural Economics at Akdeniz University Located in Antalya, Turkey
DEPARTMENT of AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS
Our mission is to provide contemporary and high quality education in agricultural economics; carry out quality research on regional and national problems; organise scientific activities and contribute to the international knowledge base.
Our vision is to contribute to the development of new graduates who possess the qualities of a good entrepreneur; who are conversant with contemporary technologies; who will be able to use communication technologies effectively; and have respect for the values of society. As an outcome of these goals, the Department will strive to be one of the leading international departments in its field.
Research & Development Activities
Department of Agricultural Economics produces solutions to the problems of agricultural sector by means of the science of economics on horticultural crops, protected cultivation, field crops, animal husbandry and agro-industrial products.
The Department gives a high priority to solving the current problems of the region and takes agricultural problems into consideration at the national and international levels. In this framework, the developments in international economic conjuncture, their possible effects to agricultural sector of the regional and national levels, and policy tools that can solve these problems have been continuously taken into consideration by the Department
Main research themes include: agricultural production and resource use; agricultural markets; policy and trade; food industry and consumption; rural economy and environment. Agricultural Economic Department offers some technical advice and expertise services to agricultural sector on the following areas:
Seminars and short courses on the topics mentioned above.