About Us

The School houses six Departments namely; Agricultural Economics and Extension Technology, Animal Production, Crop Production, Food Science and Technology, Soil Science and Land management and Water Resources, Aquaculture and Fisheries Technology. The school offer BTech, MTech and PhD degrees in various disciplines.

To provide a world class environment for high quality academic and technological training in all areas of Agriculture suitable for the developments of high caliber manpower and to generate sustainable improvement in all areas of Agriculture, through teaching, research and extension to local and international communities.

To provide graduates that are adequately equipped with comprehensive theoretical knowledge and practical skills required for engaging in efficient Agricultural production for self-employment and conducting of cutting edge problems solving research in aspect of Agriculture.

The School strives to achieve an excellent level of performance in the area of,
1. Development of high level manpower in Agriculture and related discipline
2. Exposure of individuals to the practice of modern Agriculture
3. Equipping of individuals with Agricultural research skills relevant to the growth and development of the nation.
4. Enriching communities with information emanating from research findings, and providing advisory services to farmers.


The vision of the Department of Water Resources, Aquaculture and Fisheries Technology (WAFT), Federal University of Technology, Minna is to make the Department a centre of excellence in freshwater resources studies, research and development, through a multi- disciplinary practical approach to research, training (impart knowledge) on the development, utilization and conservation of Fisheries resources. 


The Water Resources Aquaculture and Fisheries Technology's , Minna programme at the Federal University of Technology was drawn up in full appreciation of the broad national objectives as well as the specific objectives enunciated in the various National Development plans, the requirements of the National Policy on Education and the minimum academic standard laid down by the National Universities Commission (NUC).

The mission of the Water Resources Aquaculture and Fisheries Technology programme is to raise the creative capacities and capabilities of the students so as to enable them explore and effectively transform Water and Fisheries resources of their environment into high quality goods and services.

The deliberate orientation of the programme towards production technology implies a pragmatic application of scientific and technological knowledge as well as raising the level of organizational efficiency towards creating tools for optimum production.

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