School of Agriculture – Long Vacation Training Programme



A brief on post-level 200 long vacation training programme

What? The post-level 200 long vacation training programme takes place within two weeks after L200 second semester examination. The vacation training focuses on getting students to improve hands-on experience

Why? Agricultural science training should end with entrepreneurship. Only practical education and training ensures success

How? Pay full fees and participate. Earn grade and certificate

Arrive on Legon campus and transfer to Centre- rotation

Feeding, lodging, classroom study (2 hours per day), field pre/post class (optional but encouraged)

Start: Long vacation training programme within two weeks after level 200 second semester examination

Period: Six weeks

Where? University of Ghana Research Centres

  1. Livestock and Poultry Research Centre (LIPREC), Nungua Accra

              13.5 km from Legon Campus


  1. Soil and Irrigation Research Centre (SIREC), Kpong

               81 km from Legon Campus


  1. Forest and horticultural Crops Research Centre (FOHCREC), Okumaning Kade

              125.1 km from Legon campus





List of Items to carry (own purchase) 


Wellington boots


Flash light


Cutlery (plates, cups)


Mosquito net


Budding knife (Okapi)


Personal medication




Other clothing






Khaki overall


Rain coat



Amount to save: to be determined each year

Year 2022 (GHS 1000.00), including feeding and accommodation.