Our Mission Statement
In the 21st century, humanity is facing serious problems, such as food shortages, declines in resources and clean energy, deteriorating health, and corruption of the environment. Solving these problems through education and research is the most important goal of the Faculty of Agriculture of Okayama University. The Faculty provides educational programs in basic and advanced sciences related to agriculture, the food industry, and the environment, as well as new biotechnologies. Founded as a college of higher education and research in agriculture in 1946, it was organized as the Faculty of Agriculture when Okayama University was established in 1949. Since then, the Faculty has been continuously developing in terms of facilities and organization as well as education and research activities in order to meet the demands of society and the sciences. The Faculty of Agriculture has a bright future with many excellent students and faculty members.