Historical Background of Yezin Agricultural University

Yezin Agricultural University, a higher academic institution in Agriculture of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar is situated in the administrative capital of Myanmar Naypyitaw in Zeyarthiri Township which is in the north of Pyinmana Township lying on the halfway of Yangon and Mandalay cities. Yezin Agricultural University has (338.86)acres. Yezin Agricultural University is sharing its territory with other academic and research institutions which have an equal significant role in Myanmar such as University of Forestry and Environment, University of Veterinary Science, Forest Research Institute and Department of Agricultural Research.

        In December , 22, 1924 Burma Agricultural College and Research Institute was founded in Mandalay, the second largest city of Myanmar. It was reorganized as a Constituent College of Yangon University in 1938. In 1947, the college was transformed into the status of Faculty of Agriculture in Mandalay under the administration of Rangoon University and again under Mandalay University in 1958. In 1964 it was upgraded to a separate university known as the “ Institute of Agriculture ” under the Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Education. The Institute was moved from Mandalay to Yezin in 1973. It was transferred to the Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation in 1993 and renamed as “Yezin Agricultural University (YAU) ” in 1998.

Vision

Development and dissemination of scientific agricultural knowledge through scaling up its scientific excellence and developing human resources in order to promote the agricultural and rural development of Myanmar.

Mission

1.       To provide agricultural education and develop human resources for increasing agricultural production through green growth

2.       To provide career as well as business opportunity and produce well equipped and professionally qualified agriculturists

3.       To contribute national agricultural research and extension constantly

Main Function of Yezin Agricultural University
  1. Education and training,
  2. Adaptive research, and
  3. Extension servicesare the keys to the transformation of traditional agriculture into modernized one to boost crop production which is absolutely necessary to feed exploding population of Myanmar and the world.

Policy

In order to equip its graduates to be in conformity with job market,Yezin Agricultural University is upgrading university quality based on the principles of Quality Management System and suggestion from related institutions.

ရေဆင်းစိုက်ပျိုးရေးတက္ကသိုလ်၏ဌာနကိုယ်စားပြု Website/Facebook Domain အမည်များ

 Website Domain – https://www.yau.edu.mm

Facebook Domain- www.facebook.com/yezin agricultural university

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