Tuesday, 25 July 2017

DEPARTMENT OF ANIMAL SCIENCE AND FISHERIES MANAGEMENT

20170420 125915B.Agric. (Animal Science and Fisheries Management)

PHILOSOPHY AND OBJECTIVES
PHILOSOPHY
The programme is established to produce first rate Animal Scientists with a broad-based training in agricultural sciences. These graduates would be equipped with comprehensive knowledge of the economics of livestock production that will ensure the availability of animal products needed by the populace. Also, they would be capable of proffering solutions to problems facing animal production in our environment. To achieve this, the objectives stated below are relevant for manpower development at the university level.

OBJECTIVES
The programme is aimed at producing graduates who would be able
(i) to engage in production and research that will provide relevant and appropriate solutions to livestock production and improve agricultural productivity globally;

(ii) to profitably put their skills into operation by seriously exposing them to experimental learning. This shall reduce unemployment in the country;

(iii) to harness so-called agricultural wastes into feeding ingredients, thereby solving feed insecurity of livestock in particular and human in general;

(iv) to fashion out problem solving applied researches of vital importance to the society;