Department of Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness

Goldmine of Knowledge and Innovation

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Mr. Gaster Nyangweso

Head of Department

HOD's Message

The department of Agronomy and Environmental sciences is hosted in the school of Agriculture and Environmental studies. The Vision of the Department is to be a competitive multidisciplinary department in teaching, research and community outreach in order to promote sustainable development. The Mission of the department is to attract, train and retain highly motivated, innovative and practical oriented graduates capable of creating employment opportunities using different Agricultural and Environmental enterprises across the world.

Programs Offered

The programs offered at the department of Agronomy and Environmental sciences are designed to produce well trained and critical graduates who are exposed to a wide range practical and theoretical knowledge in various agricultural and environmental science disciplines, cable of  applying knowledge gained to provide practical solutions to food security  and Environmental challenges facing Kenya and the world at large. The department currently offers diploma, undergraduate and postgraduate programs. The diploma courses offered include; Diploma in agriculture, diploma in horticulture and diploma in aquaculture and fisheries management. The undergraduate courses offered  include; Bachelor of science in agriculture, Bachelor of science in Horticulture, Bachelor of science in  Agricultural extension and Education and Bachelor of science in Environmental Sciences. The postgraduate courses include Masters of Science in Horticulture, MSc. Environmental Biology, MSc. Environmental Planning and Management, and MSc. Plant breeding. The Doctoral degree courses offered in the department include; Doctor of philosophy in Environmental Biology, PhD. Environmental Planning and Management, PhD. Plant breeding

Mission and vision





  1. Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Economics and Resource Management
  2. Bachelor of Science in Agribusiness
  3. Diploma in Agribusiness

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