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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