Introduction

Department of Agricultural Economics is one of six departments of the Faculty of Economics. It is also the first department when the Faculty of Economics was established in 1978. The Department comprises two academic programs named: Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness. The Agricultural Economic Program includes two academic levels: (1) Undergraduate program and (2) Postgraduate program including Master and PhD level; while Agribusiness has only undergraduate program.

 Academic programs

Academic programs

Number of Courses

BA Agricultural Economics   

40 (Since 1978)

BA Agribusiness

08 (Since 2006)

Ms. Agricultural Economics

16 (Since 2001)

PhD. Agricultural Economics

Since 2015

For Undergraduate program, the educational objectives of the two academic programs are constructed base on the expected learning outcome. In particular, after 3-5 years of graduation, the expected achievements of the graduates are: 

To apply a solid foundation of knowledge, core technical knowledge and specialized knowledge into the field of agricultural economics and agribusiness.

To develop professional skills, analytical skills, problem solving skills, creative thinking to apply socio-economic knowledge systems for work, research, and transfer technology.

To develop and effectively use communication skills, independent working skills, and teamwork to work, study and research in the field of agricultural economics and agribusiness

To be able to understand social needs and take social responsibilities, have work ethics, engage in professional communities, and have a sense of lifelong learning.

Academic staff

 

Name

Position

Field of study

1

Mr. Tran Doc Lap (PhD)

Head of Department
Senior lecturer

Agricultural Economics

2

Mr. Nguyen Bach Dang (PhD)

Vice-Dean of the Faculty
Lecturer

Sustainable Resource Management

3

Mr. Thai Anh Hoa (PhD)

Retired Lecturer

Agricultural Economics

4

Mr. Le Van Lang (Ms)

Retired Lecturer

Agricultural Economics

5

Mr. Le Vu (Ms)

Lecturer

Agricultural Economics

6

Mr. Tran Hoai Nam (Ms)

Lecturer

Agricultural Economics

7

Mr. Nguyen Minh Ton (Ms)

Lecturer

Agricultural Economics

8

Mr. Nguyen Van Cuong (Ms)

Lecturer

Agricultural Economics

9

Mr. Nguyen Anh Tuan (PhD Candidate)

Lecturer

Agricultural Economics

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Research areas

Water management; Dynamic optimization, Agricultural value chains, Rural development and extension, Farming system, Natural resource management, Rural policy analysis, Rural livelihoods, Social impact assessment; Risk in agricultural production, Sustainable agriculture.

Research Projects

No

Project Title

Funding Agencies

Duration

1

Constructing an integrated agroforestry model for the Bay Nui area, An Giang province

Department of Science and Technology of An Giang province. 

3 years 2018 - 2021

2

Proposing optimal water management strategy of Song Sat Reservoir for agricultural production in Bac Ai district, Ninh Thuan province.

Nong Lam University

12 months

3

Evaluation of principle compliance in the use of pesticide by vegetable growers in Lam Dong province.

Nong Lam University

15 months 2019 - 2020

4

Assessing the potential development of coffee production in Lam Ha district, Lam Dong province

Nong Lam University

5/2016 -4/2017 (12 months)

5

Analyzing the determinants affecting the decision of producing safe vegetables of the households in Don Duong district, Lam Dong province

Nong Lam University

(15 months)

7/2017 - 9/2018

6

Assessing the potential development of dairy farming in Lam Dong province

Nong Lam University

5/2016- 4/2017

7

Analyzing the factors affecting the decision asparagus production  of farmers in An Hai district, NinhThuan province

Nong Lam University

7/2017- 6/2018

8

Analyzing the factors influencing to decision making on safe vegetables production of the households in Don Duong district, Lam Dong province

Nong Lam University

7/2017- 9/2019

9

Constructing linkage chains between production and consumption of safe vegetables in An Giang province

Department of Science and Technology of An Giang province. 

2012-2015

10

Strategic review and planning for enhancing the livelihoods of coffee and pepper smallholders in the Central Highlands of Vietnam through improving stakeholders’ participation in agribusiness led value chains  

Australian Center for International Agricultural Research  (ACIAR)-ICRAF

2019-2020

11

Multi-scale assessment of livestock development pathways in CRA-ILRI-NLU Project Leader

The International Livestock Research Center (ILRI) and the French International Center for Agricultural Research CIRAD.

2013-2015

12

Small Project Award for John Allwright Fellowship Returnees - Application of reservoir management model for irrigation for poverty reduction)

Australian Center for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR) 

2011-2012

13

The economic developing of reservoir aquaculture in Vietnam

Australian Center for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR) 

2003-2006

Address

     Venue: Room- PV 127, Phuong vy Building, Nong Lam University, HCMC

      Linh Trung Ward, Thu Duc Distr, HCMC, Vietnam

       Tel: 028 38961708

Office hours

Office hours for Semester 1- AY 2019-2020

 

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Morning

Trần Hoài Nam

Nguyễn Minh Tôn

Trần Độc Lập

Nguyễn Văn Cường

Trần Độc Lập

Afternoon

Nguyễn Minh Tôn

Lê Vũ

Nguyễn Văn Cường

Lê Vũ

Trần Hoài Nam

Bộ môn / Kinh tế nông nghiệp

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