About Us

The College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (CANRE) is an autonomous campus college of the Institute for Environment and Development Studies (IEDS) which is a privately owned institute aimed at promoting agriculture and management of natural resources in Tanzania. The College is recognized and registered by the National Council for Technical Education (NACTE) with registration number REG/ANE/024.

The College encompasses agricultural production and productivity, the environmental goods and services that the rural sector provides. The college enthusiasm is to enable 21st Century agriculture to feed, fuel and clothe the world’s burgeoning population using agricultural systems that are sustainable, humane, and beneficial to rural environment and those who work and dwell there worldwide.

The focus of the College is on areas of teaching, learning and research in crop and soil science; animal health and production; agricultural economics and agribusiness; agricultural engineering and technology. The modular structure of our courses allows students to select from many subjects taught across the college, thus providing for the individual student’s specialist needs as well as developing a core understanding of their subject.