The Faculty of Agriculture was established in September, 1992 at the beginning of the 1992/93 session. Courses in Agriculture were previously run under a Department of Agriculture in the Faculty of Natural Science from 1989 up to August 1992.
The Faculty aims at equipping students with the methodology and technical know-how for boosting agricultural productivity. Efforts will also be made to tackle the problems of agricultural production in farmers fields especially in Estate.
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES
- To produce skilled manpower with a strong background in the relevant areas of agricultural production.
- To turn out practical and production-oriented graduates that will successfully put their skills into operation by establishing and operating their own farming enterprises.
- To prepare students for agricultural extension services for practical farm operation and management, for service in government. and industry and other careers in agriculture.
- To conduct research that would provide relevant and appropriate solutions to the country’s agricultural development problems and improve agricultural productivity in general.
The Faculty of Agriculture offers a degree programme leading to the award of Bachelor of Agriculture, denoted by B. Agric.