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The agribusiness sector is a vital sector that promotes agricultural development, which is essential to the economic growth of any country. It contributes to an improved system of food security and sustainable food production, as well as income for a majority of the poor in developing countries. Agribusiness is a sub-discipline of business studies that deals with the manufacturing, warehousing, distribution, marketing, and retailing of agricultural products. It encompasses all agricultural activities ranging from farm preparation to food production, weather forecasting, analysis, soil management, seed production, machinery, plant health, crop nutrient management, harvesting, produces marketing, storage, supply chain operations, financing, food processing, retailing, and many more.

This course aims to help students gain insight into the various technological and business skills required in today's food and agricultural industries while enhancing their students' technical, technological, troubleshooting and communication skills. Agribusiness students gain knowledge about the production and supply processes right from the early stages of raw production up to when the goods reach the consumer. Agribusiness is related to several other disciplines like economics, horticulture, agriculture, environmental studies, and biology.


Study Levels

The sub-fields of Agribusiness can be studied at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels under the following qualifications:

Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) in Agricultural Business
B.Sc. in Horticulture and Business Management
B.Sc. in Agronomy
B.Sc. in Agricultural Sciences and Industries
Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech) in Agribusiness
Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A) in International Food and Agribusiness
Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Agricultural Business
M.Sc. in Agricultural Sciences and Industries
Master of Technology (M.Tech) in Agribusiness
Master of Business Administration (M.B.A) in International Food and Agribusiness
Ph.D. in Agribusiness
Postgraduate Diploma / Certificate (PGDip / PGCert)


Students who pursue an advanced Agribusiness program can gain a vast area of expertise and experience as compared to those who pursue a conventional degree.

Throwing Caps

Students can choose to specialize in areas like:

Agribusiness and Planning Management
Agribusiness Economics
Agribusiness Management
Agricultural Technology
Agricultural Water Management
Agronomic Production Management
Applied Science (Agriculture and Business)
Commercial Agriculture and Business Management

Environmental and Agriculture Management
Food and Agribusiness
International Business in Food and Flowers
International Equine and Agricultural Business
Rural Development and Agribusiness
Sustainable Agri-business
Wood Science and Technology



Agri-business is a vital sector because it comprises a substantial portion of the world's careers, ranging from farming and livestock, food processing, to human nutrition. Graduates with a degree in Agribusiness develop the ability to make decisions required to help troubleshoot and potentially solve issues in areas such as development, finance, sales, and management.


    Agribusiness Marketing Coordinator
    Agribusiness Office Assistant
    Agricultural Analyst
    Agricultural Bank Manager

    A career in agribusiness can lead to opportunities in a variety of industries, including farming, real estate, retail marketing, food processing, food production, and farming with roles as:

    Agricultural Market Advisor
    Agricultural Policy Specialist
    Business Analyst
    Commercial Buyer
    Commodity Trader
    Crop Producer
    Dairy Economist
    Farm Appraiser
    Farm Bureau Executive
    Farm Management Specialist
    Farm Manager
    Finance Analyst
    Food Company Manager
    Grain Merchandiser


    Human Resource Specialist
    Insurance Underwriter
    International and Domestic Grain Trader
    Logistics Manager
    Market Analyst
    Market Analyst
    Policy Analyst
    Portfolio Manager
    Price / Risk Manager
    Quality Controller
    Renewable Energy Analyst
    Sales Consultant
    Sales Manager
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