1. Master of Science in Animal Production (MSc. Ani. Prod.)

Animal production is a critical sector driving the agricultural and rural development transformations in Uganda as well as the east, central and southern Africa (ESA). Additionally, there are increasing concerns among environmentalists, consumers and public authorities about the impacts of animal production on the environment. As a result, farmers are under pressure to adapt management strategies that are compliant with a series of new restrictive regulations. The challenge at hand is the need for a critical mass of well-trained extension personnel with experience in multi-disciplinary and participatory approaches in animal production technologies. Read more

2. Master of Science in Crop Science (MSc. Crop Sci.)

A critical mass of professional human resource is needed to catalyze the crop production research process in order to benefit from the returns on investment in agriculture. Indeed, the high demand for well-trained personnel/graduates to man the agricultural and rural development transformations in the country outweighs the number produced. Therefore, training programmes that emphasize the systems approach that inculcates the spirit of self-reliance and entrepreneurship to the graduates are sought. Read more

3. Master of Science in Agricultural Education & Extension (MSc. Agric. Ed. & Ex.)

The performance of the agricultural sector depends on the quality of agricultural services provided to farmers and agribusiness community. Kyambogo University is mandated to train high-level personnel to strengthen the capacity of smallholder farmers to become accustomed to the transformations in agricultural and rural development. Therefore, the focus of this programme is to train high calibre manpower with higher degrees that can advise and train farmers on how to better their production as well as a source for innovative technologies to overcome the rural development challenges. Read more

4. Master of Science in Soil Science (MSc. Soil Sci.)

Kyambogo University is mandated to train high-level personnel to strengthen the capacity of smallholder farmers to become accustomed to the transformations in agricultural and rural development. Therefore, MSc. Soil Science programme at the Department of Agriculture has been tailored to meet the demand for highly trained manpower with holistic analytical skills for addressing biological, ecological and socio-economic constraints and opportunities in arable lands, ASALs and wetlands. Read more

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