Dean Faculty of Life Sciences and Natural Resources
We Value Your Future
Faculty of Life Sciences and Natural Resources Management (FLIN) was established in 2019 to strengthen the niche area of the University focusing on dryland farming and mining. The faculty endeavours to be a key player in the national development agenda enshrined in vision 2030 and “The Big Four” by producing graduates with skills and competences in sustainable food production and prudent use of natural resources for food security and poverty alleviation. The faculty appreciates that farming and natural recourses utilization are the backbone for industrialization that must be based on
science and technology whose sustainability requires sound environmental management practices. The faculty has set itself on a roadmap to grow into a world leading Faculty of Life Sciences and Natural Resources Management.
We have animal and crop demonstration units, that offer practical skills to ensure our graduates are competitive in the market. Our students also get more practical exposure through field trips and field attachment. Apart from professional training in the relevant programs there are entrepreneurial courses for preparing our students for self-employment. The faculty offers a conducive work environment that is student-centred and interactive. Students will find more opportunities in the faculty in developing their career for employment.
The faculty has one Department of Dryland Farming and Natural Resources that focuses in dry land animal, horticultural and crop farming, agro-forestry, environmental management, hospitality, wildlife enterprise & eco-tourism.