933019 Understanding agro-ecosystems and their role in biodiversity conservation (in Uganda)

Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Division of Organic Farming (IFÖL)
Offered in
Sommersemester 2018
Languages of instruction


Unit 1 - The complexity of the agro-ecosystem
Unit 2 - Multi-sectorial nature of the agro-ecosystem
Unit 3 - Reflection session
Unit 4 - Students presentations
Unit 5 - Cultural impact on biodiversity
Unit 6 – Effect of various sectors on biodiversity
Unit 7- Putting sectors’ effect on biodiversity into reality
Unit 8- Individual presentations (10-15miniutes each)

Previous knowledge expected

It is of advantage if you are familiar with organic agriculture in the tropics and general issues of biodiversity

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

1-To have learners building a critical understanding of the agro-ecosystem around them and beyond in relation to governance/development structures
2-To have learners improving their capacity to optimize the functioning of the agro-ecosystem so as to ensure biodiversity conservation
You can find more details like the schedule or information about exams on the course-page in BOKUonline.