About Us

The Department of Land Resources prides itself on its hands on approach to learning. Students are provided teaching and learning experience that duplicates real world applications as closely as possible. The department has one programme Land resources planning and Management.

Land resources planning and Management prepares students to become professionals with a solid knowledge of land Resources and equipped to contribute creative solutions to Land resources planning and Management problems. Students gain practical experience through regular visits to local land resources planning, management and research institutions and the University’s farms.

Key areas of study include:

  • Rural, Urban and Regional development
  • Earth system science
  • Water resources and hydrology
  • Animal and plant ecology, wildlife resources and Conservation biology
  • Agroecology, Dryland agriculture and soil science
  • Land Resource policy, governance and justice
  • Land administration, valuation and taxation
  • Global environmental systems
  • Geospatial analysis