Welcome to the College of Forestry,Wildlife and Tourism of Sokoine university of Agriculture, in Morogoro, Tanzania. The College has highly trained and competent staff in fields of forestry, wildlife and natural resources management in the country and within the sub-Saharan region. The college offers both undergraduate and postgraduate programs with students coming from across the country, other African countries and beyond the continent.
With the diverse student’s body and experienced members of staff, students benefit from an education that is rooted in science and demand-driven curricula that have been built around an interdisciplinary and hands-on approach. This approach gives students the opportunity to learn-by-doing in the pristine natural environment. The college is passionate about benefiting the country and other regions through college’s expertise in natural resource science. The college ultimate goal is to provide leadership for the understanding and stewardship of natural resources issues.
Much of the college success comes from the commitment of its 59 teaching staff and 94 supporting staff who are known in the SADC region and around the world for their important contributions in natural resources. The college consists of seven academic departments and offers three undergraduate degree programs along with three masters and Doctorial degree programs. As natural resources issues continue to become the cornerstone of our public discourse – from policy and business to research and discovery-the college strives to provide vital leadership and accessible educational curricula that can be readily applied in the real world.
The three training forests located in olmotonyi in Arusha, Mazumbai in Tanga and kitulangaro in Morogoro Tanzania foster a one-of-kind, hands-on learning environment. Through fields trips and hands-on learning environment. Through field trips and hands-on practical, students are challenged to apply the fundamentals of science-based education to our most pressing natural resources concerns. The forests also serve as research sites for students and staff.