NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF LESOTHO

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OFFICE OF THE DEAN

 Dean Faculty of Agriculture Prof. Keregero J. B

 

The Office of the Dean is responsible, among other things, for Faculty leadership and administration, teaching and learning, research and community service. Faculty administration, under the leadership of the Dean, involves Heads of Departments, Faculty Tutors, Senior Assistant Registrar and Farm Manager. The current line-up for the Faculty administration team is as follows:

 

Prof. K.J.B. Keregero ‚ Dean.

Prof. J. Mohammed ‚ Head, Department of Crop Science.

Dr. P. Molumeli ‚ Head, Department of Soil Science and Resource Conservation.

Dr. S. Molapo ‚ Head, Department of Animal Science.

Mrs M. Bohloa ‚ Head, Department of Agricultural Economics and Extension.

Mrs P. Letuma ‚ Tutor, Years I and IV.

Ms M. Lekota ‚ Tutor, Years II and III.

Dr. M. Liphoto ‚ Tutor, Field Practicals.

Mrs P. Sehapi ‚ Senior Assistant Registrar.

Mr. M. A. Mahlaha ‚ Farm Manager.

 

About the Dean

The Dean, Prof. K.J.B. Keregero, is an experienced academic who, over the years, has grown through the ranks from Tutorial Assistant to Full Professor. He has worked at the University of Dar-es-Salaam and Sokoine University of Agriculture in Tanzania, University of Swaziland in Swaziland, and the Lesotho Institute of Public Administration and Management and the National University of Lesotho in Lesotho.

 

During his long academic career, he has taught undergraduate and postgraduate courses, mostly in agricultural extension and rural development, and supervised undergraduate and postgraduate student research. He has undertaken and led numerous research and development projects and a wide range of community service activities. He has undertaken and successfully completed numerous consultancy projects for local and international clients, including governments and government institutions, non-governmental organizations, bilateral and multilateral institutions. He has written and published chapters in books, papers in refereed journals, papers in conference and workshop proceedings, consultancy and commissioned reports.

 

Prof. Keregero has served as an administrator in various capacities, namely: Head of Department and Foundation Director of the Centre for Continuing Education in Agriculture (University of Dar-es-Salaam), Foundation Director of the Institute of Continuing Education (Sokoine University of Agriculture), Foundation Director of the University Planning Centre (University of Swaziland) and Director Academic (Lesotho Institute of Public Administration). He has also served as member of Academic Staff Appointments Committee, Senate and Council at Sokoine University of Agriculture and University of Swaziland; member of Academic Staff Appointments Committee and Senate of the University of Dar-es-Salaam; and member of Council of the Inter-University Council for East Africa. While at the University of Swaziland, he pioneered the development of the very first strategic plan of the institution, ‚“UNISWA‚s Commitment to Self-renewal: University of Swaziland Strategic Plan 1999/2000 ‚ 2004/2005‚.