Message from the dean
Prof S Makuza PhD (North Carolina State), MSc (Michigan State), BSc (UZ)
The School of Agricultural Sciences and Technology at Chinhoyi University of Technology has highly qualified, dedicated and experienced staff to produce innovative/creative and highly skilled graduates to meet Zimbabwe development challenges of complex and ever changing needs and demands of the agricultural industry. The School offers unique and distinct programmes.
We have fully functional Biotechnology, Food Science and Technology and MSc Postharvest Science and Technology laboratories. The Strategic Business Unit of the School of Agricultural Sciences and Technology is the Farm Research, Teaching and Extension Unit with the Livestock section having cattle, sheep, goats, Chicken (indigenous, broilers & layers), guinea fowls, rabbits and pigs. The Crop section grows maize, soyabeans, sorghum, sunflower, bird eye chillies, pastures trees, grasses and legumes.
Graduates can be employed as professionals and managers in Government, NGOs, Universities, Colleges, Agro & Food-Industry, Private Sector, banking and International Organisations etc. Our graduates can also be self employed and become entrepreneurs and set up their own business ventures. The undergraduate degree programmes in the School of Agricultural Sciences and Technology are a good grounding for postgraduate studies in Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources Management.