College of Food Sciences and Technology

College of Food Sciences and Technology


The entire Staff of the College of Food Science and Technology welcomes our amiable new and old students of this great College into Michael okpara University of Agriculture Umudike. We encourage our Students to be up and doing in their academic pursuit. Consequent upon the approval, the College was renamed 'COLLEGE OF FOOD SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY' (CAFST), to house and run full administrative programmes in the University. This restructuring was to meet the National Universities Commission (NUC) "Benchmark Minimum Academic Standard (BMAS) for undergraduates programmes in Administration for the under listed departments. Food Science and Technology(fst)    Home Economics(HOME)     Home Management and Technology(HMT)     Human Nutrition and Dietetics(HNUD)

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The College of Applied Food Science and Tourism is one of the eight Colleges and two Schools approved at the inception of the University in 1994 as College of Food Processing and Storage Technology. This followed the establishment of specialized Universities of Agriculture in Nigeria. The name of the College was changed from College of Food Processing and Storage Technology (CFPST) to College of Applied Food Sciences and Tourism (CAFST) in 2008 out of the growing need to capture the various programmes of the College