College of Agriculture and Veterinary Science


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Dear respected followers, on behalf of College of Agriculture and Veterinary Science, I would like to warmly welcome you to the official web page of Ambo University College of Agriculture and Veterinary Science. Our college is one of the most senior higher learning institutes and pioneer institution in teaching modern agriculture in Ethiopia.

The current main campus college of agriculture and veterinary science is situated in Guder town close to the main road to western Ethiopia (Addis Ababa –Ambo-Nekemte road). Guder is located at 126km from the capital city Addis Ababa and 12km from Ambo town. The altitude of 1850 m above sea level, average annual temperature of 20.9 °C and total annual rainfall of 1,000 mm. Even though Guder is suitable for growing different kinds of agricultural crops and livestock, the environment is very much suitable for grapes production and the wine manufactured from grape is branded after the name Guder. In addition to its main campus, the college also comprises two research and demonstration sites (Tullu Korma and Bilow Site) which are contributing towards teaching, research and community services of the college.

Even though the college was established in 1947 to teach agricultural education at course level, (Animal Science, Crop Production, Agricultural Engineering, Mathematics, and English), and diploma level, currently college is running bout 11undergraduate, 13MSc and 2PhD programs. The college is teaching more than 2345 students in regular, continues education and winter program.

The College of Agriculture and Veterinary Science has a long experience in research, extension and community services. Currently the college is participating in collaborative teaching, research and community services with local organization such as Ethiopian Institute of agricultural Research, Ethiopian Science and Technology Agency, Ethiopian Biodiversity Institute, and regional and federal research centers; International research institutes and organizations such as USAID, FAO, ILRI, VLIROUS, SAJOREC, ANSO, CAS, Road and Belt Initiative, IWMI etc. Currently the college is running about 45 research and 6 community service projects.

Nuguse Bekele Dibaba (PhD), Dean of CAVS

P.O.Box 19


Agriculture and Veterinary Science Contact Informations

Location Guder
+251 112820159/ 911893945
niguse.bekele@ambou.edu.et

Page responsible: ambou.edu.et