Our Mission


To be an international centre of excellence for training, research and extension, outreach activities, environmental concerns in order to realize sustainable and improved livelihoods for all.


To promote, support and improve the utilization of research findings, training programmes, outreach capabilities and collaborative networks among agricultural and applied economic specialists in shaping the growth of agricultural productivity for poverty reduction, secure livelihoods and natural resource management.

Core Values

In order that it realizes its stated vision and mission, the Department shall embrace the following core values:

  • Professionalism
  • Teamwork
  • Creativity and innovations
  • Integrity, Honesty, Quality
  • Ethical practices
  • Leadership