About the Faculty

Welcome to the website of the Faculty of Forestry and Nature conservation of the Sokoine university of Agriculture, in Morogoro, Tanzania. The Faculty has one of the largest natural resources undergraduate and graduate programs in the country and within the Sub Saharan region.

demand–driven curriculum that has been built around an interdisciplinary and hands-on approach. This approach gives you the opportunity to learn-by-doing in the pristine natural environment. Our Faculty is passionate about benefiting the country and other regions through our expertise in natural resource science. Our ultimate goal is to provide leadership for the understanding and stewardship of natural resources issues.
Our students come from across our country, other African countries and beyond the continent. With our diverse student body and experienced members of staff, you’ll benefit from an education that is rooted in science and a
Much of our success comes from the commitment of our 94 supporting staff and 59 teaching staff and who are known in the SADC region and around the world for their important contributions in natural resources. They are also honourned for their excellent teaching and dedication to students.
Our Faculty consists of six academic departments, and we offer three undergraduate degree programmes along with 3 and 3 master's and doctoral degree programmes, respectively. As natural resources issues continue to become the cornerstone of our public discourse — from policy and business to research and discovery — we strive to provide vital leadership and accessible educational curricula that can be readily applied in the real world.
Our three experimental forest forests located in Olmotonyi in Arusha, Mazumbai in Tanga and Kitulangaro in Morogoro Tanzania foster a one-of-a-kind, hands-on learning environment. Through field trips and hands-on practical, you’ll be challenged to apply the fundamentals of your science-based education to our most pressing natural resource concerns.
I invite you to join our Faculty and become part of the legacy of the Sokoine university of Agriculture leadership in natural resources, where we are breaking new ground in the areas of forest management, ecology, forest products, conservation biology, economics and policy analysis and much more.