Department of Forestry

The Department of Forestry is committed to produce a cadre of professionals through excellence in teaching, research and service to meet changing demands in forestry and related sectors locally and regionally.

Motto: "Sustainable Forestry Through Education"

The Forestry programme is well supported by the Barama Company Limited, Demerara Timbers Limited (DTL) and the Guyana Forestry Commission (GFC).

Apart from sharing knowledge with personnel from these agencies, students visit and observe highly scientific agricultural production systems. Field tours, which are an integral part of the training, serve to foster and cement lifelong bonds of friendship among staff and students.

The Department of Agriculture offers the following programmes of study:

  • Diploma in Forestry
  • Degree in Forestry