About Us

Members of the Cooperative Program in Agricultural Marketing and Business, headed by the Cooperative Chair, pursue excellence in socio-economic research and teaching applied to group marketing and business management. As part of a unique group of applied economists and sociologists in the University of Alberta’s Department of Rural Economy the Coop Program works on agriculture, forestry and issues of the environment. Faculty and students of the program are involved in cutting-edge research on the socio-economic aspects of group marketing and managing natural resources. The research is interdisciplinary and involves collaborative efforts among natural and social scientists.

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An Overview of the activities of the Co-operative Program over the past 20 years can be found in the following document.