This is one of the oldest academic units of the university located within Makerere main campus opposite the university main library, its one of the three Schools that make up the College of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences. Its strategic focus is to advance agricultural development through training, research and service delivery. Students are engaged in field intern-ships to turn theories, concepts and techniques into practice through laboratory and field experiments. The school also focuses on generating technology and identifying innovative approaches for improving agriculture to ensure positive changes in farmer?s livelihood. The programs identify needs and find solutions to agricultural, environmental; food and quality of life concerns and conducts outreach activities to disseminate the solutions beyond the university. Thus contributes to the attainment of Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and the National Development Plan.
The school of Agricultural sciences has three departments undertaking both undergraduate and graduate programs namely the Department of Agricultural Production, the Department of Agribusiness & Natural Resource Economics and the Department of Extension and Innovations Studies.