Doctor of Philosophy In Agricultural and Rural Innovation

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Undergraduate or Graduate Level : Graduate Level
Duration of Program : 3 Years

About this Program

This course will comprehensively discuss the importance of agricultural service delivery systems and their influence on uptake and use of innovations. The course will critically analyse effectiveness of the different models and approaches used in service delivery; examine the support infrastructure and policy environment; emerging and cross-cutting issues that affect equitable access to agricultural services; entrepreneurship in agricultural service delivery; developing entrepreneurship abilities among value chain actors; professionalism and ethical conduct in agricultural service delivery.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Eligibility:

  • Candidates must hold a master'sdegree in agricultura related siences or social sciences from arecognised univesity.
  • A master's degree in any other natural sciences from a recognised university and atleast two years of working experiece with an agricultural or rural development iniative.
  • Profiency i english both spoken and written. Candidates without an english background may be required to ake a remedial course in english language as a pre requisite.
  • A 4-5 page concenpt note indicating students' research interest areas and thir motivation for joining the programme.
  • Work experience in an agricultural and rural development related initiative is an added advantage.