Message from the Dean

The main mandate of the School is to respond to the needs of the country in the fields of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences with the hope that it translates to increased business opportunities in Agriculture and related activities, and economic empowerment of the stakeholders.

What gives the School’s graduates a competitive advantage with their future employers is a hands-on knowledge in their particular professions. To adequately prepare students for the dynamic labor market, the School has established meaningful links with leading organizations and industrial partners, who guide the School on practical, professional requirements which need to be built into programmes. With the relevant input from stakeholders, the School’s courses are tailored to equip our graduates with leading edge skills for the workplace. Already, many of our graduates are exposed to new employment opportunities by working on ‘live’ projects during their study, or through course related placements. The relevance of our programmes is maintained through our ongoing relationships with research organizations, industrial partners, local and foreign institutions.

I invite you to join this special community of dedicated people, working together to achieve our mission of improving Agriculture, Horticulture, Agribusiness and environmental sciences worldwide.