The department is headed by a Director who is assisted by a Deputy Director. There are six colleges and one farmer training center in the department. Each college is headed by a Principal who is assisted by a Vice Principal. In each college there are degreed and non degreed lecturers, administration and support staff.
Key Function of the Department
a) Providing advisory services on policy matters related to training in agriculture
b) Developing, drafting and reviewing the curricula for agricultural colleges and training institutions
c) Maintaining educational standards through setting, facilitating and administering examinations
d) Providing carrier advices to agricultural students and members of the public
e) Providing farmer training
Objectives of the Department
The major objective of the department is to create agricultural education system which meets the diverse needs of the sector as producers, educators, administrators, economists, researchers, and agro-business people. The education system must cater for specialised aspects of agriculture, through a higher national diploma at colleges.
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