Department of Dryland Agriculture And Natural Resources (DANR)




Welcome to the Department of Dryland Agriculture and Natural Resources (DANR)

The department offers quality programmes geared towards food security, entrepreneurship and economic sustainability in Kenya. The department is offering a total of 23 programmes which ranges from doctorate, masters, bachelors, diploma and certificate. Currently the department has one full professor, one senior lecturer, five lecturers, eight assistant lecturers, three technologists and one administrative assistant. Members of staff are actively involved in research and attending conferences to always stay updated with the changing scenarios of the world. To learn more about the department and research interest of our staff, please visit our offices at the University Main campus or university website www.tharaka.ac.ke.


A world class technology driven department in learning and research.


To provide high quality education through teaching, practice and community service.

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. 

Tharaka University College notifies all Students that you can now pay your fees through MPESA PAYBILL 400222 and ACCOUNT NO as 341973#REG_NO where REG_NO is your Registration number.

Online Registration, Unit Registration Ongoing. Visit your Student Portal to access the services.

THARAKA UNIVERSITY COLLEGE invites suitably qualified applicants to apply for Certificate, Diploma, Undergraduate and Postgraduate Programmes commencing MAY 2021. APPLY TODAY. Email: info@tharaka.ac.ke, registraraa@tharaka.ac.ke Phone: 0727016724/0721839583