Research and Extension
Research activities of the university are undertaken toward the discovery and/or expansion of scientific knowledge and development of appropriate technologies. Extension activities are geared towards the dissemination and utilization of useful information and technologies for the improvement of the quality of life.
Guided by the AFMA thrusts and in accord with the government's Medium Term Development Plan (MTDP, the University R&E program are focused on the following themes that cut across various program areas:
1. Nurturing knowledge and information systems to promote people empowerment and gender equity;
2. Improving farm productivity and profitability for food security and poverty alleviation;
3. Protecting the environment and saving biodiversity for sustainable development;
4. Improving and proposing policies for competitiveness, better governance and greater benefit of society.