Department of Agricultural Extension

Introduction

Department of Agriculture Extension was established in 30 June 2017. It was aimed to produce agricultural extension and rural development professionals who are unique frontiers with combine skills in different areas of Agricultural and rural development initiatives to facilitate evaluation, adoption and continued use of agricultural innovations developed and ensure sustainability of rural development initiatives.

Mission Statement

To train qualified agricultural extensionists with agricultural background; and conduct state of the art research in agricultural extension and rural development to meet the needs of Myanmar rural society.

Vision Statement

To become a center of excellence in provision of knowledge, attitudes and skills; and cutting edge research and innovative outreach for rural development.

Core values:

- Academic Excellence
- Academic Freedom
- Efficiency and Effectiveness
- Professional Behavior
- Global Orientation
- Gender equity

Dr. Nyein Nyein Htwe
Professor
Head of Department
email:dr.nyeinnyeinhtwe@yau.edu.mm
Daw Kay Thi Khaing
Lecturer
M.Sc. (UPLB, Philippines)
Dr. Yi Mon Thu
Assistant Lecturer
Ph.D (UPLB, Philippines)
Daw Thuzar Nwe
Assistant Lecturer
B. Agr.Sc.
Daw Nan Yu Maw
Assistant Lecturer
B.Agr.Sc.
nanyumaw@yau.edu.mm
Daw Ei Thinzar Kyaw
Demonstrator
B.Agr.Sc.
eithinzarkyaw@yau.edu.mm
Daw Zun Lai Wut Yee
Demonstrator
B.Agr.Sc.
zunlaiwutyee@yau.edu.mm
Undergraduate Courses
No.CodeCompulsory/ SelectiveSubject CodeSubject Title
1.AEX-103Introduction to Agricultural ExtensionS24
2.AEX-104Principles of Agricultural ExtensionC/S35
3.AEX-105Theory and Principles of EducationC/S36
4.AEX-106Social PsychologyC/S36
5.AEX-107Research Method in Behavioral ScienceC/S37
6.AEX-108Community DevelopmentC/S37
7.AEX-109Participatory tools in development studiesC/S38
8.AEX-110Entrepreneurship in AgricultureC/S38
9.AEX-111Issues and Policy in AgricultureC39
10.AEX-112Indigenous DevelopmentC39
11.AEX-113Agricultural Extension ManagementC39
12.AEX-131Scientific WritingC16,7,8
13.AEX-132Presentation SkillC16,7,8
14.AEX-133Special Research GroupC86,7,8
15.AEX-134Special Field AssignmentC19
16.AEX-135General AgricultureC39
17.AEX-136InternshipC710
Post-graduate Courses
No.Code No.SubjectCredits
1.AEX-601Agricultural Extension Practices3
2.AEX-602Advanced Rural Sociology3
3.AEX-603Extension Research and Evaluation3
4.AEX-604Communication3
5.AEX-605Extension Organization and Management3

Research Interest:
- Livelihood and Rural Development
- Gender and Women Empowerment
- Community Development
- Extension Strategies and Methodology
- Communication Strategies