List Of Agricultural Institutions In Uganda

List Of Agricultural Institutions In Uganda

Agricultural institutions means agricultural growers, shippers, packers, brokers, distributors, wholesalers, receivers and jobbers, or affiliated, associated and related suppliers, industries or firms.

Study Agriculture In Uganda

The science or practice of farming, including cultivation of the soil for the growing of crops and the rearing of animals to provide food, wool, and other products.

Uganda’s main food crops have been plantains, cassava, sweet potatoes, millet, sorghum, corn, beans, and groundnuts. Major cash crops have been coffee, cotton, tea, and tobacco.

Agriculture accounts for a large share of Uganda’s export earnings and its gross domestic product, as well as providing the main source of income for the vast majority of the adult population

Where To Study Agriculture In Uganda?

Below is the list of universities and colleges offering agriculture training in Uganda;

Bukalasa Agricultural College

Arapai Agricultural College

Faculty of Agriculture Uganda Martyrs University

College of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences Makerere University

Faculty of Agriculture – Nile University

Study Agriculture At Ndejje University

Study Agriculture At Uganda Christian University

Rural Community In Development RUCID

Institute of Agriculture, Business and Technology Serere

Which is the best course to study in agriculture?

Therefore, below is the list of Top Agricultural courses worth studying in schools.

  • Agricultural Economics and Farm Management.
  • Agricultural Extension and Rural Sociology.
  • Nutrition and Dietetics.
  • Forestry and Wood Technology.
  • Plant pathology.
  • Food Science and Business.
  • Fisheries and Aquaculture Technology.

How long is the diploma of agriculture?

2 years

National Diploma in Agriculture (Examined by UBTEB)

A pass in the desirable subjects (sub mathematics, general paper and computer studies) is an added advantage. Duration: 2 years. Career prospects: Researcher, Production Manager, Project Manager, Extension Worker, Start own Project/Business.