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Department of Agriculture

Welcome to Department of Agriculture

Welcome to the Department of Agriculture, the cornerstone of the School of Agriculture & Environmental Sciences. Our department is dedicated to advancing agricultural education, research, and extension services to meet the evolving needs of the global agricultural sector. We offer a comprehensive range of programs designed to equip students with the skills and knowledge required to excel in various agricultural disciplines.

Academic Programs

We offer a diverse array of programs that cater to the interests and career aspirations of our students:

Doctor of Philosophy in Agricultural Economics

Our PhD program is designed for those aiming to contribute to advanced research and policy development in agricultural economics. Students will engage in rigorous coursework and conduct original research to address complex issues in agricultural productivity and sustainability.

Master of Science in Agricultural Economics

The MSc in Agricultural Economics provides advanced training in economic theories and their applications in agriculture. This program prepares students for careers in research, policy analysis, and consultancy, focusing on micro and macroeconomic principles, applied econometrics, and statistical analysis.

Bachelor of Science in Agriculture

This program offers a comprehensive education in modern agricultural practices, including crop production, soil science, and animal husbandry. Students receive hands-on training and practical experience through fieldwork and internships, preparing them for diverse careers in agriculture.

Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Education and Extension

Designed for future educators and extension agents, this program focuses on teaching methods, communication skills, and extension strategies. Students learn to effectively disseminate agricultural knowledge and technologies to farmers and communities, enhancing their impact on agricultural development.

Bachelor of Science in Agribusiness Management and Enterprise Development

This program equips students with the skills needed to manage agricultural businesses and develop entrepreneurial ventures. It covers business management, marketing, finance, agribusiness planning, supply chain management, and enterprise development, preparing graduates for successful careers in the agribusiness sector.

Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Economics and Rural Development

Combining agricultural economics with rural development, this program aims to enhance the economic viability of rural areas. Students analyze rural economies and agricultural markets, develop policies and programs to promote rural growth, and engage in fieldwork and research projects focused on rural development.

Diploma in Agriculture

Our diploma program provides foundational training in agricultural practices and technologies. It is ideal for students seeking practical skills and knowledge for a career in agriculture, covering core subjects like crop production, animal husbandry, and soil management, with hands-on training and internship opportunities.

Diploma in Horticultural Production

Focusing on the science and business of horticulture, this diploma covers the production of fruits, vegetables, flowers, and ornamental plants. Students

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