Department of Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness Management

Faculty Members

Name Designation

Prof. Jaya Prakash Dutta

Professor
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Kalika Bahadur Adhikari

Associate Professor
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Shiva Chandra Dhakal

Assistant Professor
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Rishi Ram Kattel

Assistant Professor
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Suryamani Dhungana

Assistant Professor
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Ankit Koirala

Assistant Professor
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Department of Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness Management is major pillar in Faculty of Agriculture. This department has six faculty members and one office assistant. The department has identified research thematic area at local, regional and national level and mobilized M.Sc. students in their M.Sc. Thesis research. Faculties of this department are involved in various research, development and extension project. This department offers post-graduate in Master and PhD degree. This department is planning to provide M.Sc. degree in Agribusiness Management in near future that will promote entrepreneurship and commercialization of agriculture to fulfilling the goal of Agriculture Development Strategy of the Country.

Courses Offered in Under Graduate

AEC 101 Principle of Economics 2 (2+0)
AEC 102 Farm Management and Production Economics 3 (2+1)
AEC 303 Agriculture Marketing and Cooperatives 2 (2+0)
AEC 404 Agriculture Project Planning 3 (2+1)
AEC 405 Agribusiness Management 3 (2+1)
​Learning for Entrepreneurial Experience (LEE) 15 (0+15)

Courses Offered in Post Graduate Programs

  • M. Sc. Agricultural Economic
  • M. Sc. Agribusiness Management

Courses Offered in M. Sc. Agricultural Economics

AEC 601 Microeconomics 3 (3+0)
AEC 602 Macroeconomics 3 (3+0)
AEC 603 Econometrics 3 (3+0)
AEC 604 Mathematical Economics 3 (3+0)
AEC 605 Agricultural Production Economics 3 (3+0)
AEC 606 Development Economics 2 (2+0)
AEC 607 Agricultural Marketing and Price Policy 3 (3+0)
AEC 608 Project Appraisal and Evaluation 3 (3+0)
AEC 609 Financial Management 3 (3+0)
AEC 610 Natural Resource Economics 3 (3+0)
AEC 611 International Agricultural Trade 3 (3+0)
AEC 612 Statistics for Social Science 3 (3+0)
AEC 613 Research Methods 3 (3+0)
AEC 614 Agribusiness Management 3 (3+0)
AEC M. Sc. Seminar 1 (0+1)
​AEC Thesis 15 (0+15)

Courses Offered in M. Sc. Agribusiness Management

Major Courses

ABM 601 Principles of Management 2 (2+0)
ABM 602 Business Law, Ethic and Agribusiness Policy 2 (2+0)
ABM 603 Agribusiness Investment Analysis 2 (1+1)
ABM 604 Agribusiness Environment and Policy 2 (2+0)
ABM 605 Supply Chain and Value Chain Management 3 (2+1)
ABM 606 Participatory Market System Development (PMSD) 2 (1+1)
ABM 607 International Agriculture Trade and Sustainability Governance 2 (2+0)
ABM 608 Organization Behavior and Human Resource Management (HRM) 2 (2+0)
ABM 609 Communication for Business Management 2 (2+0)
ABM 610 Banking, Insurance and Accounting 2 (2+0)
ABM 611 Seed Supply Chain Management 2 (1+1)
ABM 612 Technology Management for Livestock Products 2 (1+1)
ABM 613 Management of Agricultural Input Marketing 2 (1+1)
ABM 614 Poultry and Hatchery Management 2 (1+1)
ABM 615 Management of Floriculture and Landscaping 2 (1+1)
ABM 616 Intellectual Property Rights in Agribusiness 2 (2+0)
ABM 617 Market Information System 2 (2+0)
ABM 618 Leadership and Change Management 1 (0+1)
ABM 619 Management Information System 1 (1+0)
ABM 620 Rural Marketing 2 (1+1)
ABM 621 International Marketing 2 (1+1)
ABM 622 Managerial Accounting and Control 3 (2+1)
ABM 623 Project Work I (Agri-Inputs, Production System and Financial Analysis) 1 (0+1)
ABM 624 Project Work II (Agri-Products, Processing and Marketing) 1 (0+1)

Supporting Courses

AEC 603 Econometrics 3 (3+0)
AEC 605 Agricultural Production Economics 3 (3+0)
AEC 609 Financial Management 3 (3+0)
AEC 612 Statistics for Social Sciences 3 (3+0)
AEC 613 Research Methods 3 (3+0)

Minor Courses

AEC 601 Microeconomics 3 (3+0)
AEC 602 Macroeconomics 3 (3+0)
AEC 607 Agriculture Marketing and Price Policy 3 (3+0)
AEC 608 Project Appraisal and Evaluation 3 (3+0)

M. Sc. Seminar and Thesis

ABM M. Sc. Seminar 1 (0+1)
ABM Thesis 15 (0+15)