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Unit of Study FOOD5003 Organic Food Systems (2024)

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On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

Explain key concepts in food systems and systems thinking

Explain the interconnections between social, economic and environmental elements in a food system.

Describe the debate about the economics of sustainable food systems

Apply the principles of Hazard Analysis; Critical Control Points (HACCP) to organic food supply chains pre- and post-farm gate.

Work collaboratively to analyse and synthesise a range of complementary approaches related to food systems, harnessing systems thinking.

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