The School of Agriculture and Technology was established in 2014/2015 academic year at Dormaa Ahenkro. The School of Agriculture and Technology (SOAT) seeks to bring a paradigm shift in teaching, research and outreach in agriculture to promote performance, modernization, efficiency and competitiveness of the agricultural sector.
The strategy is to bring science, technology, economics and human values to the social, economic and technical processes involved in the production and transformation of raw materials originating through agriculture, livestock and forestry to adapt them for consumption and the markets. To feed more efficient operating systems, new technologies, and increased levels of partnership to meet the nation and promote the inherent strengths of agriculture in a national economy which requires household, national and global food security.
The School of Agriculture and Technology seeks to contribute to this through its academic and research programmes. Areas of specializations in our Bachelor of Science in agriculture programme are as follows:
- Animal production
- Crop production and
The programmes provide graduates with a working knowledge of a broad span of agriculture and introduce them to the critical relationships between agricultural activities and the environment. The programmes also seek to assist students in developing the core skills in job creation and employment-related experiences that are valued by employers, professional organizations and academic institutions.
Currently, the School has the following Departments: