Agric University urged to prioritise research


The Botswana University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (BUAN), formerly Botswana College of Agriculture (BCA) has been encouraged to resuscitate ties with the industry in order to grow the agricultural sector.

This was said by stakeholders recently at a conference held to present the college’s vision as its transformation to a university nears.

Chief executive officer of the Human Resource Development Council (HRDC), Dr Patrick Molutsi said the institution needed to prioritise research programmes, and ensure that its services were availed to farmers.

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Implement the recommendations Mr. President

The nation is eagerly awaiting this report to have a glimpse of what the recommendations are like, possibly for further debate. Mr. President, it’s our ardent hope that true to your promises, the public will have an opportunity to peruse the report and see if it reflects their interests as the Commission went around the length and breadth of the country collecting views of the people with some choosing to write to the Commission’s...

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