Agricultural Economics and Extension Philosophy and Objectives

Philosophy of the Department

The underlying Philosophy for the Department of Agricultural Economics and Extension is in producing broad knowledge, highly skilled and functional persons to offer expertise advice and drive the boosting of food production and its value-chains through effective policy making, research and extension linkages in both public and private sectors of Nigeria.

Objective of the Department

The department of Agricultural Economics and Extension is aimed at:

  1. Producing graduates with adequate knowledge and skills to effectively run and manage profitable small, medium and large scale agricultural business using appropriate technologies.
  2. Providing advanced professional training for people in the agricultural industries and public service to be self-reliant.
  3. Equipping students with research skills in Agricultural Economics and Extension, through the conduct of supervised research and seminar presentations to be frontier of effective policy making both at the public and private sector.