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Department of Horticulture & Food Security

From Chairman of Department's Desk

The department has programmes designed to enhance and promote research and innovations in the areas of Food science by inculcating food science knowledge and principles to candidates from diverse backgrounds.

Kenya is an agriculturally rich country and many people are either actively involved in food production or processing, whether or not they have prior knowledge and qualifications in agro-business management. This is evidenced by the increasing rates of growth of food industries. Food science graduate-level programmes give potential students the required exposure and learning details in food science and technology gives a detailed academic orientation to graduate students aspiring to join Agro. Business management practice or research and make our economy robust in line with vision 2030.