Institution

Benadir University - Faculty of Agriculture

Acronym/Acronyme : BUFAGRI
Description : The Faculty of Agriculture was established at the mid of August, 2008 and it is one of the main faculties of Benadir University, dedicated to advancing agricultural development through training, knowledge generation and providing consultation services to the Somali local farmers. We are proud to be the first and only premier Agricultural Faculty in South Central Somalia which has contributed to Human capacity development and Agricultural Technology Generation in this region of the country. We have done this through promotion of staff talent, improved teaching and enhancement of research and outreach facilities.  The main objectives of the faculty is to cover the academic gap of the agricultural sciences in Somalia; to generate well prepared and qualified agricultural Somali personnel; and to review and solve the problems encountered by the Somali farmers. As we are specially focusing on training students and equip them with the knowledge, practical skills and attitudes to positively influence sustainable agricultural development, nature conservation and judicious utilization of environmental resources. We, currently offer only undergraduate programme including Agricultural Biotechnology, Agronomy, Horticulture, Field Water Management, Agricultural Engineering, Soil and Water Analysis, Food Science and Technology, Farm Management, Crop Protection, Pesticide Science and Application, Agro-forestry and Range Management and Animal Husbandry and Nutrition. Graduates from the faculty are Professionals, we therefore ensure that as students they have a chance to participate in field internships where they get opportunity to apply theories, concepts and techniques in field situations. Through our strong field based research programmes, the Faculty is contributing to the improvement of agriculture to ensure positive changes in farmers’ livelihoods. The programmes identify needs and find solutions to agricultural, environmental, food and quality of life concerns. What makes the Faculty of Agriculture of Benadir University unique is the fact that all research programs are demand based.

Physical address/Adresse physique

Street/Rue : Km 5 - Zobe - Near Amira Hotel
Street/Rue : Dr. Shahid Campus - Km 13 - Along Afgoi Street
Town/Ville : Mogadishu
Country/Pays : Somalia
Phone/Téléphone : +252615407077

Postal address/Adresse postale

Street/Rue : Km 5, Near Amira Hotel
Street/Rue : Hodan District
Town/Ville : Mogadishu
Country/Pays : Somalia

Responsible/Responsable

Details for Head of Institution/Détail responsable
Name/Nom : Abdirizak Ahmed Dalmar
Phone/Téléphone : +252615505599
Cellphone : +252615505599
Fax : +252 -1- 920287
Details for Contact Person/Personne à contacter
Name/Nom : Mohamed Khadar Abdi Mohamed
Phone/Téléphone : +252615102300
Cellphone : +252615102300
Fax : +252 -1- 920287

Institution detail and legal status/Detail institution et statut légal

Year of establishment/Année de creation : 2002

Domains

Mandat : National
ARD Themes/RDA Themes : Plant production/Production végétale, Soil/Sols, Environment/Environnement, Farming systems/Systèmes agricoles, Technology & Engineering/Technologie et ingénierie
Activities / Activités : Training/Formation, Research/Recherche, Extension/, Documentation, Institution building/