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The AEDE PhD program is globally recognized as a leader in the disciplinary areas of agricultural, environmental, and development economics. We also offer an MS program and several dual Masters degree options.
We offer two undergraduate degrees: Agribusiness and Applied Economics and a joint major with the School of Environment and Natural Resources in Environment, Economy, Development and Sustainability (EEDS).

Department of Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics

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Attend an upcoming Agricultural Policy and Outlook meeting in your county during December 2014 and January 2015. The meetings will feature presentations by AEDE experts on key issues in the agricultural community for 2015, including policy changes, key issues, and market behavior with respect to farm, food and energy resources, and the environment.
Since 2011, 20 graduate students from Tanzania have become Buckeyes through the Innovative Agricultural Research Initiative (iAGRI). The project aims to provide long-term food security in the East African nation and is directed on the ground by AEDE professor David Kraybill. Three students in the program: Boniface Massawe, Emmanuel Mgonja, and Privata Chiwondo tell us about their experience.
Now about halfway through its $25.5 million, six-year grant, Ohio State University’s Innovative Agricultural Research Initiative, or iAGRI program, in Tanzania is becoming a prototype for strengthening the capacity of agricultural universities to improve African food security for the long term. David Kraybill, AEDE professor and project director, has worked on-site at Sokoine University of Agriculture since 2011.