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Faculty of Agricultural Sciences

Department of  Agricultural Economics and Extension

Message from the Head of Department

Hello! You are welcome to the Department of Agricultural Economics and Extension Faculty of Agricultural Sciences. The Department was established in 2016 following the faculty mode system. Our mission is to provide training opportunity for sustainable bio-resources management and entrepreneurship in agricultural production; opportunity for vocational training and professional workshops for retooling/reskilling in different areas of agriculture; relevant supportive resources for teaching and research in agriculture and allied disciplines through Open and Distance Learning (ODL) mode of delivery; opportunity for specialization and advance study in major disciplines of agriculture; enhance agricultural production through community based-driven research objectives and themes. The Department hosts four programmes namely:

  • B.Sc. Agricultural Extension and Management – AEM
  • B.Sc. Hotel and Tourism Management – HTM
  • B.Agric. Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness – AEA
  • B.Agric. Agricultural Extension and Rural Development – ARD

The programmes are fully accredited by National University Commission (NUC) and are anchored by professional and competent lecturers that are trained in ODL mode of delivery of Lectures. The Department is also well equipped as an ODL institution. I urge you to take your studies seriously. Feel free to make enquiries. We are here to attend to your needs. Thank you.

Dr. Samuel E. Esheya

Head, Department of Agricultural Economics and Extension


B.Sc in Agricultural Extension & Management
B.Sc. Hotel and Tourism Management
B. Agric Agricultural Extension & Rural Development
B. Agric Agricultural Economics & Agri-business

Department Telephone Number

Tel: +234 

WhatsApp: +234 

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