Professor A D Isah,The Dean Faculty of Agricuclture UDUS

Welcome Note by the Dean, Faculty of Agriculture, UDUS

Dear Visitors,

On behalf of the Faculty of Agriculture, it is my great pleasure to extend a warm welcome to the website of the Agribusiness Research, Training, Technology and Incubation Centre (ARTTIC) at Usmanu Danfodiyo University Sokoto.

ARTTIC represents a significant milestone in our collective pursuit of excellence, innovation, and transformative impact in the agricultural sector. This center holds immense importance for our students, graduates, staff, and the broader society, offering a multitude of opportunities and benefits.

To our students, ARTTIC presents a platform for holistic learning and growth. Through its diverse programs and initiatives, such as the Students Microbusiness Scheme, our students can develop entrepreneurial skills, gain practical experience, and foster a spirit of innovation. The center provides an environment where they can explore their passions, create meaningful connections, and acquire the necessary knowledge and skills to excel in the dynamic field of agribusiness.

For our graduates, ARTTIC offers a launching pad for their entrepreneurial aspirations. The Graduates Entrepreneurship Scheme provides guidance, resources, and networking opportunities to transform their innovative ideas into successful businesses. By nurturing their entrepreneurial spirit, we empower our graduates to become job creators, contributing to the economic development of our society.

To our dedicated staff, ARTTIC offers a platform to conduct cutting-edge research, collaborate with national and international partners, and contribute to the development of sustainable agricultural practices. The center fosters an environment of innovation, creativity, and knowledge exchange, enabling our faculty members to make significant contributions to the advancement of the agricultural sector.

Beyond our university, ARTTIC plays a pivotal role in society. By conducting research, developing innovative technologies, and promoting sustainable agricultural practices, the center addresses critical challenges such as food security, poverty alleviation, and economic growth. Through collaborative efforts with industry partners, policymakers, and local communities, ARTTIC serves as a catalyst for positive change in the broader society.

I encourage you to explore our website and discover the vast array of opportunities that await you through ARTTIC. Whether you are a student, graduate, staff member, or a member of the wider society, this center is poised to empower and inspire you to make a tangible impact in the agricultural industry.

On behalf of the Faculty of Agriculture, I express my sincere gratitude to all individuals, organizations, and partners who have contributed to the establishment of ARTTIC. Your unwavering support and dedication have been instrumental in making this center a reality. Together, we will leverage the power of knowledge, innovation, and collaboration to create a sustainable future for agribusiness and uplift our society.

Once again, I extend a warm welcome to the Agribusiness Research, Training, Technology and Incubation Centre (ARTTIC). Embrace the opportunities, unlock your potential, and join us on this transformative journey.

Best regards,

Professor A D Isah

Dean, Faculty of Agriculture

Usmanu Danfodiyo University Sokoto



Agribusiness Orientation into Research and Practicals

 Ensuring that Students Research and Practical activities are geared for both academic and entrepreneurial pursuits.


Commercialization of UDUS Agripreneurial Assets and Research Outputs

The hitherto underutilised assets, technologies and research outputs in the University will be put into profitable usages through commercial linkages and production.



Sharing and up-scaling innovation outputs, experiences, and practices with National, Africa and International organisations that are geared towards promoting the development of Agribusiness.


Incubation of Agribusiness

Help budding Agripreneurs with handholding services starting from business conceptualization to implementation and scaling up


Agribusiness Management and Consultancy Services

Helping existing Agribusiness enterprises with expertise for resolving technical, organizational, financial, and marketing challenges as well as in diversifying or expanding their businesses


Development and implementation of contextualised Agribusiness courses/studies

This would include e-learning, experiential and problem-based learning, practical training, internships, agribusiness studies as well as running a B.Sc., PGD and MSc. programmes in Agribusiness management


Seeking Research and Development Grants

Actively search, develop, and submit proposals for International and National grants for the conduct of Research and Project implementations in Agribusinesses.



Generate quality publications in top notch journals and conferences from the Research and Projects implemented, thereby enhancing the UDUS global ranking

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