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Ibrahim Yussif Jnr

Head of Department

Mr. Ibrahim Yussif Jnr.
Box 3ER, Tamale Ghana
Tamale NR
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Department Overview

The Department of Tropical Agriculture, Tamale Technical University offers Diploma and HND degree programs in Sustainable Agriculture, Food, and Environment with four individual Options in Agricultural Systems, Environmental Systems, and Aquaculture Systems to allow training of graduates in these growth areas in the Ghana economy.

Using CBT approach, students from diverse backgrounds will develop a broad understanding of relationships between agricultural and aquaculture systems, and the environment.

Options include:
  • Agricultural Systems: Students will be prepared for careers in the agriculture and natural sciences industries, developing skills in economics and marketing, soil science, entomology, organic agriculture, food systems, agriculture, and energy, horticulture, and urban agriculture.
  • Environmental Systems: Students will understand our dependence and impacts on the natural world and how to ensure a sustainable future for us all.
  • Aquaculture Systems: Students will be trained in the rearing of aquatic organisms under controlled or semi-controlled conditions preparing them to become successful aqua- culture researchers and producers.
  • Agriculture Communications: Students will combine agriculture, journalism and public relations to become well-rounded professionals for careers in writing, advertising, public relations, web content management, photography, social media and video production, particularly in the agriculture industry.