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.

Vision

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

Mission

• 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.

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)
email:kaythikhaing@yau.edu.mm

Dr. Yi Mon Thu
Assistant Lecturer
Ph.D (UPLB, Philippines)
email:yimonthu@yau.edu.mm

Daw Thuzar Nwe
Assistant Lecturer
B. Agr.Sc.
Ph.D (UPLB, Philippines)
email:thuzarnwe@yau.edu.mm

Daw Nan Yu Maw
Assistant Lecturer
B.Agr.Sc.
email:nanyumaw@yau.edu.mm

Daw Ei Thinzar Kyaw
Demonstrator
B.Agr.Sc.
email:eithinzarkyaw@yau.edu.mm

Daw Zun Lai Wut Yee
Demonstrator
B.Agr.Sc.
email:zunlaiwutyee@yau.edu.mm

Undergraduate program
SemesterSubject CodeSubject TitleCompulsory/SelectiveCredit
4AEX-103 Introduction to Agricultural Extension S2
5AEX-104Principles of Agricultural ExtensionC/S3
6AEX-105 Theory and Principles of EducationC/S3
6AEX-106Social PsychologyC/S3
7AEX-107Research Method in Behavioral ScienceC/S3
7AEX-108Community Development C/S3
8AEX-109 Participatory tools in development studiesC/S3
8AEX-110Entrepreneurship in AgricultureC/S3
9AEX-111 Issues and Policy in AgricultureC3
9AEX-112Indigenous DevelopmentC3
9AEX-113Agricultural Extension ManagementC3
6,7,8AEX-131 Scientific Writing C1
6,7,8AEX-132Presentation SkillC1
6,7,8AEX-133Special Research GroupC8
9AEX-134Special Field AssignmentC1
9AEX-135General AgricultureC3
10AEX-136InternshipC7
Postgraduate Program
Subject CodeSubject TitleCredit
AEX-601Agricultural Extension Practices3
AEX-602Advanced Rural Sociology3
AEX-603Extension Research and Evaluation3
AEX-604Communication3
AEX-605Extension Organization and Management3

Research and Development

  • Livelihood and Rural Development
  • Gender and Women Empowerment
  • Community Development
  • Extension Strategies and Methodology
  • Communication Strategies

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