The Department of Agricultural Economics and Extension recognizes the urgent need to train high calibreagricultural economists to support the nation’s agricultural development efforts. The existing postgraduate programme at the Masters level has the limitation of research diversification, capacity building for programme renewal and human resource development in Agricultural Economics for research and higher learning institutions.
The PhD programme in Agricultural Economics has the main aim to equip candidates with the necessary tools of analysis and professional competence in Agricultural Economics to be able to function independently in the competitive global environment.
The programme specific objectives are to:
To be admitted to the programme for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Agricultural Economics (hereafter referred to as “the Programme”), a candidate must have a researched M.Phil in Agricultural Economics or a related field from an accredited University.