Background of the Faculty ..
Background of Faculty of Agriculture and Environmental Science
The Faculty of Agriculture & Environmental Science can trace its roots back to 2011 with the foundation of the Agriculture Department within the Faculty of Agriculture and Animal Science at University of Burao. The Department of Environmental Science was established in 2020, and joined the Department of Agriculture to form the Faculty of Agriculture and Environmental Science.
The Faculty of Agriculture and Environmental Science offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in Agriculture and Environmental Science.
Excellence and innovation in the field of Agriculture & Environmental Science in the Horn of Africa
The mission of the Faculty of Agriculture and Environmental Science is to produce competitive Agricultural and Environmental professionals through teaching, research and community engagement.
Our academic and strategic plan outlines how we plan to accomplish our mission. Through the plan, we have identified four key priority areas for growth and integration within the faculty. The four priority areas are as follows;
- Sustainable Agriculture and food systems
- Healthy Environment
- Meeting the challenges of climate change
- Delivering extension services, training and research to make positive changes within communities
In addition to the University Core Values, the Faculty embraces the following;
- Community Centeredness