National Certificate in Agriculture


Welcome to the National Certificate in Agriculture program at the Tropical Institute of Development Innovations (TRIDI). This program is designed for individuals who aspire to gain comprehensive knowledge and practical skills in modern agricultural practices.

Course Structure

The National Certificate in Agriculture program covers a range of subjects essential for a well-rounded understanding of agriculture:

  1. Introduction to Agriculture: Explore the history, significance, and basic principles of agriculture.

  2. Crop Science: Learn about different crops, their cultivation, and management practices.

  3. Soil Management and Conservation: Understand soil composition, fertility, and conservation techniques.

  4. Livestock Farming: Gain insights into animal husbandry, breeding, and livestock management.

  5. Agribusiness and Marketing: Explore the economic aspects of agriculture, including marketing and entrepreneurship.

  6. Farm Management: Learn effective farm planning, organization, and resource management.

Practical Training

At TRIDI, we prioritize practical learning experiences. The program includes hands-on training, field visits to farms, and opportunities for students to engage in real-world agricultural practices.

Career Opportunities

Upon completion of the program, graduates can pursue various career paths in the agricultural sector, including:

  • Farm Manager: Oversee the day-to-day operations of a farm.

  • Agricultural Extension Officer: Provide advice and support to farmers on best practices.

  • Agribusiness Entrepreneur: Start and manage your own agricultural business.

  • Crop Consultant: Offer expertise on crop selection, cultivation, and pest management.

Admission Requirements

To be admitted to the National Certificate in Agriculture program, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Possess an ordinary level certificate for DIT admission.

  • Demonstrate a keen interest in agriculture and a commitment to learning.

How to Apply

Ready to embark on your agricultural journey? Follow these steps:

  1. Visit our website or pick up an application form from our offices in Kyabakadde.

  2. Complete the application form and submit it with the required documents.

  3. Attend an interview and assessment session.

  4. Upon acceptance, proceed to registration and payment of fees.

Join TRIDI and Cultivate Your Future in Agriculture!

For more information or to start your application, contact us at or call us at +256 (0)414 691358.