We conduct various research activities that aim at contributing to the national, regional and global developmental agenda in areas of agriculture, forestry, natural resources, animal and public health, nutrition and environment. Our research agenda responds to the contemporary and emerging needs of agriculture, natural resources and allied sectors. We have strong collaborative research linkages with various stakeholders and researchers within Tanzania, African region and international communities. Our Research policy priorities are focused on finding sustainable solutions and advancing knowledge to address National, African Regional and Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) related to food security and agriculture, forestry, natural resource management, animal and public health, agribusiness, market and entrepreneurship, education and information technology.
SUA Research Policy Statement:
To conduct research for sustainable development of Tanzania in order to eradicate poverty, conserve nature and the environment, optimize management and use of natural resources, stem resource use conflict, improve livelihoods, contribute to good governance and empowerment of the people.
Our Research focus areas and strengths
Sokoine University of Agriculture has the following expertise and strengths: