Bureau for Agricultural Consultancy and Advisory Service (BACAS) was established in 1991 by the then Faculty of Agriculture, as an agency for consultancy and advisory services, short courses and contract research. BACAS serves as a link of CoA with other local and international institutions on various technical assignments.
The main objective of BACAS is to ensure that the expertise and resources of the College are fully utilized in offering high standard consultancy and advisory services as well as professional development training and research services in Tanzania and in the Eastern and Southern Africa region.
BACAS has full access to the extensive facilities and human resources of the College and the University in general. This ensures that fully qualified personnel, up-to-date information and techniques, and modern facilities are available to projects being implemented leading to well researched outputs which are produced expeditiously and efficiently.
This strength enables BACAS to undertake projects in in agricultural, rural development, agribusiness and agro-industry that range from small-scale local enterprises to national and regional development programs.
The strength of BACAS also lies in its ability to collect and analyze information, and to provide training in, among other areas, agricultural development and conservation of the environment.