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Unit of Training and Agricultural Extension

About Us

About UTAE

 UTAE was established in Faculty of Agricuture,University of Khartoum since 1994 with the  aim of transfering the  knowledge of agricultural research results to communities in production areas.  In this  proccess, facilities of Faculty of Agriculture, University of Khartoum are utilized  for capacity biulding of different professional stakeholders   involved in Sudan’s agricultural sector.  Training actvities in UTAE  started with  administrating  of computer  sessions  for academic and administrative staff working in  the faculty. Simultaneously ,the unit  was used to prepare  and design academic lectures of different disciplines in Faculty of Agriculture until 2010.  Regular official  training  in UTAE had properly started  between 2016 and end of  2018 where 11 training workshops were conducted in the  fields of Soil and Environment, Field Crops Production, Biotechnology, Agricultural Engineering, Agricultural Economics and Rural Development for more than 200 trainees from  different higher education institutions in the Sudan.  To widen the scope of activities played by UTAE in achieving the development of human capital within Agricultural sector in the Sudan, enlargment  of sectors aimed by the training is proposed to include staff of private agricultural companies, public  agricultural schemes, agricultural financial instiutions, governmental and nongovernmental develomental organizations .

Vision of UTAE

UTAE acts to enhance capcities of agricultural cadre in higher education institutions, governmental and non govermnetal sectors to upgrade  the  technical assistance in the agricultural  and developmental process through capacity biulding  activities utilizing  the huge  scientific experience and technical facilities in  Faculty of Agriculture.

Mission of UTAE

Capacity biulding of stakeholders involved in agricultural sector through training is the basic mean to develop rural societies and enhance agricultural production in the Sudan

Objectives of UTAE

- Enhance the efficiency  of academic cadre  in higher education  institutes by training on the modern technologies and concepts of agricultural sciences to improve the  standard of academic and scientific research outcomes.

-Enhance the efficiency of technical cadre in governmental agric- institutions, financial agric- insitutions and private agricultrual companies by training on the modern applied technologies in agricultural sciences  to maximize  agricultural production in both private and governmental agricultural schemes.

- Develop the communicational  skills  and  knowledge of the  staff working in   governmental and non governmental  developmental ogranizations to enhance economical and social empowerment  of rural dewellers in the Sudan

Facilities at Faculty of Agriculture

Faculty departments and teaching staff

Faculty of Agriculture has 9 departments  staffed with   181 knolwedgabel members . The following  illustrates the departments and  staff members :-

Department of Horticulture

Scientific  degree

Professor

Associate Professor

Assistant  Professor

Lecturer

Teaching Assistant

 

4

4

2

6

3

Total

 

 

 

 

19

Department of Botany and Agricultural Biotechnology   

Scientific  degree

Professor

Associate Professor

Assistant  Professor

Lecturer

Teaching Assistant

 

0

4

7

3

5

Total

 

 

 

 

19

Department of Crop Protection   

Scientific  degree

Professor

Associate Professor

Assistant  Professor

Lecturer

Teaching Assistant

 

5

5

5

5

3

Total

 

 

 

 

23

 Department of Agricultural Engineering

Scientific  degree

Professor

Associate Professor

Assistant  Professor

Lecturer

Teaching Assistant

 

2

7

4

6

0

Total

 

 

 

 

19

Department of Agronomy

Scientific  degree

Professor

Associate Professor

Assistant  Professor

Lecturer

Teaching Assistant

 

6

7

3

3

3

Total

 

 

 

 

22

Department of Food Science and Technology

Scientific  degree

Professor

Associate Professor

Assistant  Professor

Lecturer

Teaching Assistant

 

4

6

3

6

0

Total

 

 

 

 

19

Department of Soil and Environment Sciences

Scientific  degree

Professor

Associate Professor

Assistant  Professor

Lecturer

Teaching Assistant

 

9

2

2

5

3

Total

 

 

 

 

21

Department of Agricultural Economics

Scientific  degree

Professor

Associate Professor

Assistant  Professor

Lecturer

Teaching Assistant

 

1

7

5

2

3

total

 

 

 

 

18

Department of Extension and Rural Development

Scientific  degree

Professor

Associate Professor

Assistant  Professor

Lecturer

Teaching Assistant

 

1

1

5

3

2

Total

 

 

 

 

12

 

Faculty library

 Faculty of Agriculture in  Shambat Campus  contains  a main   library supported with English section and  Prof. Elnour Computer Lab. For more information on shambat campus – library , please visit lib.uofk.edu/index.php/en/library-sites/shambat

 Trainnig programs and courses applied by UTAE

Technical training  program includes the following courses : -

Management of green houses

Production of Banana crop

Post harvest technologies

 Horticultural land scape 

Food sciences and biotechnology

Techniques  of meat and dairy  manufacturing

Quality control ( HASSAB and ISO )

Gio-inforamtion systems ( GIS)

Remote sensing

Modern soil analysis techniques

Modern irrigation systems

Agricultural mechanices

Modern technical backages in production of searl crops

Production of cash crops

Micoropial analysis for dairy and meat products

 Modern techniques in plant tissue culture

Diagnosis of plant diseases

Integrated pest  control

Economics and developmental training Prgoram include Courses of  :

Financial and economical feasibility  studies

Management of farm interprenuers

Economics of agricultural projects

Gender and development

Training for rural economics empowerment

Modern extensional methods and  approaches

* Training courses can also be tailored according to insitution’s need

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Link

www.agri.uofk.edu/

Telephones  

0185310109       0155661485 

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