Power starts with bioeconomy: from principles to practice

  • Start

    2021-08-02

  • price

    Regular price 100 EUR, students get 50 % discount – 50 EUR eur

  • Credit

    2 ECTS

  • time

    1 week

  • Language

    English

Field of study

Social sciences: economics and management


Duration (in weeks and hours)

1 week, 10 hours

Format

Online


Application deadline

Deadline: 2021 July 18


Dates

2021 August 02 – 06


Credits

2 ECTS


Course Leader

Assoc. prof. dr. Anastasija Novikova – leader.  anastasija.novikova@vdu.lt

Organisers:

Dr. Erika Besusparienė

Lect. Aušra Nausėdienė

Contact person

Assoc. prof. dr. Anastasija Novikova  anastasija.novikova@vdu.lt

Teachers

Prof. dr. Vilma Atkočiūnienė

Dr. Erika Besusparienė

Lect. Aušra Nausėdienė

Assoc. prof. dr. Anastasija Novikova

Assoc. prof. dr. Rasa Pranskūnienė

Target group

People, who are interested in bioeconomy.

Entry requirements

18+


Short description

Bioeconomy has a great potential to reduce the impact of climate change and contribute to sustainable development goals. Bioeconomy sector focuses on the sustainable use of biological resources in production of goods and services. Therefore, implementation of bioeconomy is a path to sustainability and welfare of the countries.


Aim

Summer school “Power starts with bioeconomy: from principles to practice“ aiming to build a common understanding of bioeconomy, focusing on economic, environmental, and social perspectives. Participants of the summer school will gain theoretical knowledge and practical experience in the field of bioeconomy.

Learning outcomes

By the end of the course students will be able

to understand:

  • The main principles of bioeconomy and issues
  • Biologically valuable food supply chains
  • The main goals of environmental taxes and links to environmental policy

to apply:

  • Knowledge of biologically valuable food supply chains for sustainability of food system
  • Management accounting techniques for agribusiness performance
  • Knowledge of imposing environmental taxes

Programme structure

Topics:

  • Main principles of bioeconomy and advantages for society
  • Development of biologically valuable food supply chains and the local food system in the context of sustainability
  • Bioeconomy and tourism challengesꓽ between overtourism and undertourism
  • Power of taxes for environmental policy
  • Management accounting for agribusiness efficiency

Fee

Regular price 100 EUR, students get 50 % discount – 50 EUR