Environmental management and development

Introduction
Environmental education world-wide is increasingly seen as a necessity. With the destruction of forests, increases in desertification, loss of biodiversity, growing population, over-exploited resources, polluted air and water, increasing urbanization, burning charcoals, changing climate, knowledge gap, inadequate policies and food insecurity are the major threats to the environment, this course is an ideal. These challenges require sound management and protection. There is need to produce qualified people in environment who are able to provide advisory services on the overall use, conservation and improvement of environmental quality.
The Aim and objectives
The main aim of the program is to produce a graduate with theoretical and practical skills in environmental issues and the ability to deal effectively with complex environmental, meteorological and social problems arising at the local, national and global level. Upon completion of this course, graduates will be qualified to:
  • Provide advisory capacity services on matters of environmental law and policy
  • Carry out environmental impact assessment
  • Participate and provide leadership in the formulation of appropriate early warning systems of environmental change
  • Analyze and explain the interactive relationships between man and the physical, biological and social environments and relate the emanating issues to the enhancement of environmental quality
  • Pursue graduate studies in environmental
  • Carry out teaching and provide environmental extension services