Bukura Agricultural College grew from the former Bukura Institute of in 1974 under the Ministry of Agriculture with the mandate of offering certificate courses in Agriculture. In 1992, the Institute’s status was upgraded from awarding certificate courses to awarding Diploma courses in Agriculture and renamed Bukura Agricultural College (BAC). 

Following    the    enactment    of     BukuraAgricultural College Act, Cap.348 of 1999, BAC became a state corporation under the then Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries. The College is currently operating as a State Corporation under the Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation. 


 “To provide Agricultural Training through integration of Research and Extension” 


 “Training institution of choice in practical agriculture sciences’’. 


 “To Provide Quality Agricultural Education through Training, Research, Innovations and Extension Services for improved agricultural productivity and livelihoods”. 

Core values

In pursuit of the Mission and Vision and to perform its core functions, the College will be guided by the following fundamental values, derived from the Constitution of Kenya 2010, which will define the culture of the College: 

  • Professionalism

The College has a highly skilled technical resource base. These skills will be harnessed for effective service delivery. Performance management, as a service delivery culture, will be integrated in all aspects of the College operations.

  • Accountability and Transparency

The College will endeavour to be accountable and transparent to its clients and uphold high integrity in the provision of its service.

  • Efficiency and Responsiveness

The College will endeavour to conduct its functions efficiently to serve its clientele by responding promptly and fairly.

  • Inclusiveness

The College will strive to embrace diversity in cases of race, gender, religion, colour, disability, tribe etc.

  • Innovation

The College will encourage and support innovative and creative ideas in order to improve efficiency and effectiveness in agricultural productivity.

  • Customer Focus

To be an effective agent of agricultural transformation, the College will embrace the culture of customer care. The students, service providers and other stakeholders will be central to the operations of the College. 

  • Team work

We commit to work as a team at all levels.

  • Environmentally Sensitive

The College will ensure that all the activities undertaken are environmentally sensitive.

  • Quality Policy

To provide demand driven middle level agricultural training, research and extension services so as to meet and exceed the customer and stakeholder expectations; and Complying with the requirements and continuously improving the effectiveness of its quality management system. 



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