Sokoine University of Agriculture

Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA) is a public university in Morogoro, Tanzania, specializing in agriculture. The university is named after the country's second prime minister Edward Sokoine.

The Vision of the university is “is to become a centre of excellence and a valued member of the global academic community in agriculture and other related fields, with emphasis on impacting practical skills, entrepreneurship, research and intergration of basic and applied knowledge in an environmentally friendly manner.”. 

The vision is guided through the mission, which is “to Promote development through training, research, extension, provision of services to the public and private sector in an environmentally friendly manner.”

SUA offers 35 undergraduate programmes and over 45 postgraduate degree programmes, and emphasizes the need to link research to development and societal issues. Research, outreach and consultancy services of SUA are driven by 452 academic staff trained in agriculture and natural resources, out of whom >50% have PhD qualifications. 

Research capacity at SUA is enhanced through collaborative research projects, which are supported by more than 50 memoranda of understanding. Currently, there are over 100+ ongoing research projects.