WELCOME TO MICHAEL OKPARA UNIVERSITY OF AGRICULTURE

WELCOME TO MICHAEL OKPARA UNIVERSITY OF AGRICULTURE

Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike(MOUAU) is one of the three specialised universities of agriculture established by the Federal government of Nigeria in 1992. The University is located in the well-kown agricultural training and research community of Umudike in the south Eastern zone of Nigeria. it lies between longitude 7 degrees and 7 degrees 05'E and latitude 5degrees 25'N. MOUAU's site is a rural agricultural based community and this brings to greater focus the role of the university as one specializing in agriculture and related disciplines. very good understanding has been developed between the University and the host communities and there is currently easy extension of research findings to these communities for the improvement of their farming practices and methods

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Prof. Edeoga Phd. - Vice Chancellor of MOUAU

On behalf of the University I would like to take this opportunity to welcome you to the Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike (MOUAU) on what I am confident will be an inspiring, challenging and enjoyable journey. Established in 1992, MOUAU is one of Nigeria oldest universities, first founded as an institution of higher learning for Africans (although it is also distinguished by its original non-racial character). From humble beginnings in the early 20th century, the University emerged as one of Africa‟s most distinguished and iconic Higher Education Institutions. Occupying a crucial place in the emergence and preservation of the intellectual heritage of Nigeria, MOUAU has played various Important roles in the growth of the student minds and the Community Surrounding Her.

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