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 produces graduates with broad knowledge of agricultural policy development and farm management. The Department equips the graduates for diverse careers in 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 Agriculture (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.