Department of Agriculture & Natural Resources

Introduction:

The Agricultural programme is designed to train agricultural specialists equipped with the basic tools for business innovation in Agriculture. It aims at developing practitioners who will be committed to the development of sustainable agricultural practice, and who view agricultural production, processing, marketing and provision of technical services as a sustainable business.

Students will be adequately prepared to engage in production as self employed entrepreneurs,

Purpose:

The programme is designed to train graduates to gain an understanding of the physical, biological, socio-economic and business potential, opportunities and constraints in the agricultural sector.

Career Options:

  • Self employed entrepreneurs
  • Agriculture Advisors
  • Consultants
  • Production Practitioners
  • Researchers

Programs

Bachelor of Science in Agriculture
Options:

  1. Agricultural Production
  2. Agricultural Business & Finance Option

Masters of Science in Agricultural and Rural Development
Options:

  1. Animal Production
  2. Agricultural Extension
  3. Horticulture
  4. Dryland Agriculture
  5. Agriculture and Rural Development
  6. Agronomy
  7. Crop Protection


Modes:

Full Time and Distance Learning

Faculty

Prof. E.M Njoka
Professor
PhD
Agronomy

Prof. George King’oria
Professor
PhD
Economic Geography

Prof. P.A Kamau
Associate Professor
PhD
Soil Science

Professor Nephat J. Kathuri
Associate Professor
PhD
Education Psychology

Dr. Mworia Mugambi
Senior Lecturer
PhD
Range Science

Dr. Joshua Arimi
Senior Lecturer
PhD
Food Engineering