History of Agricultural Economics and Extension



The Department of Agricultural Economics and Extension commenced in the 2011/2012 academic session, after the visitation and approval of the Faculty of Agriculture by the National University Commission (NUC). The Department produce graduates with broad knowledge of agricultural policy development and farm management. The Department equip the graduates for diverse careers in the educational sector, research institute, banking sector, industries, government and private enterprises. The Department of Agricultural Economics and Extension offers courses leading to the award of Bachelor in Agricultural Economics and Extension (B.Agric).



To be a world class training and research center for providing valuable, functional and competitive agricultural economic policies and extension services for self -reliance and achieving sustainable societal development.



To expand frontier of knowledge in agricultural economics and extension in recent global ideology and sustainably raise human capital in the agricultural sector through problem oriented research, driven-capacity building and societal services.