Historical background

The College of Agriculture, Animal Sciences and Veterinary Medicine (CAVM) is one of the 6 Colleges of the University of Rwanda (UR), the only Rwandan Public University created in September 2013 after the merger of former HLIs. The College inherited programs from former:

•Higher Institute of Agriculture and Animal Husbandry (“Institut Superieur d’Agriculture et d’Elevage-ISAE Busogo), created in 1989,

•Faculty of Agriculture of the former National University of Rwanda (NUR) created in 1963, 

•Faculties of Agriculture & Veterinary Medicine of the former UP created in 2004 and

•Food Science and Technology Department from former Kigali Institute of Science and Technology (KIST) created in 1997.