AGN1030676, A.A. 2016/17

Principali informazioni sull'insegnamento
Corso di studio Corso di laurea magistrale in
AV2091, ordinamento 2014/15, A.A. 2016/17
Curriculum Percorso Comune
Crediti formativi 6.0
Denominazione inglese FOREST POLICY
Sito della struttura didattica
Dipartimento di riferimento Dipartimento di Territorio e Sistemi Agro-Forestali (TeSAF)
Sito E-Learning
Obbligo di frequenza No
Lingua di erogazione INGLESE


Dettaglio crediti formativi
Tipologia Ambito Disciplinare Settore Scientifico-Disciplinare Crediti
CARATTERIZZANTE Discipline economiche e giuridiche AGR/01 6.0

Modalità di erogazione
Periodo di erogazione Primo semestre
Anno di corso I Anno
Modalità di erogazione frontale

Organizzazione della didattica
Tipo ore Crediti Ore di
Ore Studio
ESERCITAZIONE 3.0 24 51.0 Nessun turno
LEZIONE 3.0 24 51.0 Nessun turno

Inizio attività didattiche 01/10/2016
Fine attività didattiche 20/01/2017

Commissioni d'esame
Commissione Dal Al Membri
3 Commissione a.a. 2016/17 01/12/2016 30/11/2017 PETTENELLA DAVIDE MATTEO (Presidente)
SECCO LAURA (Membro Effettivo)
GATTO PAOLA (Supplente)
2 Commissione A.A. 2015/16 01/12/2015 30/11/2016 PETTENELLA DAVIDE MATTEO (Presidente)
SECCO LAURA (Membro Effettivo)
GATTO PAOLA (Supplente)

Prerequisiti: No prerequisites are requested (previous attendance to a course on forest economics or environmental economics is advisable)
Conoscenze e abilita' da acquisire: The course general objective is to reach a knowledge and understanding in the field of forest-related policies to handle complexity and formulate judgements on the decision taken by public and private actors related to the use of forests, with special reference to the European context
Modalita' di esame: Written and oral exams.
The written exam is based on a series of open questions (one for each module of the course). The oral part is a 20 minutes discussion on the contents of the course. The oral exam can be passed in the same day of the written test. The validity of the written test is of one year
Criteri di valutazione: The final mark is the weighted sum of 3 criteria:
- the active participation to the lessons and the marks of the short essays prepared during the lessons (20%)
- the written test (40%)
- the oral exam (40%)
Contenuti: The course is organized in two parts.
(i) In the first part the methodology to analyse a policy process is presented looking at the context, the issues, the stakeholders involved, the political process and describing the instruments of policy. We then discuss how to deal with a problem of policy design and implementation and we will describe the main governance issues.
(ii) In the second part sectoral policies related to forest resources are analysed: we start with international and European forest policies and then we discuss rural development policies, trade policies aimed to reduce the problems of illegality in the wood value chain, climate change policies with special reference to the institutional and voluntary markets for the Carbon credits, renewable energy policies.
Attivita' di apprendimento previste e metodologie di insegnamento: The course is structure in two parts and 9 teaching units. A blended learning approach is used. All the main contents of the course are discussed in frontal lectures. For each unit in the Moodle platform of the course the slides used during the lessons, some readings, other learning material, a checklist of the contents of the unit and, for some units, a test are made available.
Eventuali indicazioni sui materiali di studio: The material used for the course is available to the students through the Moodle platform of the School at

Papers and other learning material (videos, DBs, web sites, case studies, …) are made available in the Moodle platform of the course (
For the first part of the course a reference textbook is: M.Krott, Forest Policy Analysis. Springler, EFI, 2001.
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