Specialisations

Professional fields

Within this Bachelor study programme you can choose to specialise in the following professional fields:

  • Disaster Risk Management
  • Rural Development and Innovation
  • Sustainable Value Chains

Disaster Risk Management

Droughts, heat waves, floods and other disasters are happening more frequently and are increasing in severity. When they happen, they disrupt entire societies. In some regions, these disasters are more frequent than in others. How can you help societies get back on their feet quickly after a disaster, and in such a way that they are more resilient when the next disaster occurs?

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Rural Development and Innovation

Sustainable Value Chains are becoming increasingly more important, as fair trade and eco-friendly produce are ways to increase better livelihoods for all. As a value chain expert, you will create a better existence for the producers and their organisations. You will be analyzing the processes and activities by which products are being developed, from the ground until the store. You will be working together with businesses, NGOs and (local) governments. In order to achieve responsible trade, you will use your knowledge of sustainable food production as well as your people skills and, not least, your economic drive.

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Sustainable Value Chains

The world seems to be getting smaller by the day, while the differences between people are getting bigger and bigger. Fortunately, people, organisations and companies increasingly see the necessity of change and are acting accordingly. 

As a chain expert, you will create a better existence for the producers and their organisations, working together with businesses, NGOs and (local) governments. In order to achieve this responsible trade, you will use your knowledge of sustainable food production as well as your people skills and, not least, your economic drive.

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