Mattu University

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Mattu University

Department of Horticulture

About the Department

The Department of Horticulture at Mattu University is at the forefront of a rapidly growing sector with the potential to transform Ethiopian agriculture.

Why We Matter:

  • High economic impact: Horticulture contributes 20% to the agricultural economy and is poised for even greater growth.
  • Food security champion: Our graduates help improve food production and availability for all Ethiopians.
  • Job creation powerhouse: The booming sector offers ample opportunities for entrepreneurs and professionals.

Your Future Starts Here:

  • Learn cutting-edge techniques: Master modern farming practices for increased yields and profitability.
  • Become a skilled professional: Gain the knowledge and expertise to succeed in a diverse range of careers.
  • Make a real difference: Contribute to economic development, food security, and improved livelihoods.

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Mr. Amana Mama Talo

HoD's Message

Ethiopia's food security and economy depend on agriculture, and horticulture plays a crucial role. Yet, population growth outpaces food production, creating challenges.

Here's where we come in:

The Department of Horticulture at Mattu University equips students with the skills and knowledge needed to transform agriculture, ensuring food security and creating jobs.

Why Choose Us?

  • Learn modern farming techniques: Master technologies like efficient irrigation, pest control, and crop management.
  • Unleash your entrepreneurial spirit: Explore diverse career paths, from farm management to product development.
  • Make a real impact: Contribute to solving Ethiopia's food security challenges and boosting export revenue.

The Demand is Growing:

  • The horticulture sector is booming, creating ample job opportunities.
  • Our graduates are highly sought-after by farms, businesses, and government agencies.


To lead the continent in horticultural excellence, unlocking food security, prosperity, and a world transformed by the abundance of nature.


  1. Empowering future leaders: We educate passionate individuals to become skilled professionals, equipped to transform Ethiopia's horticultural landscape through sustainable practices and entrepreneurial spirit.
  2. Cultivating knowledge and impact: We conduct cutting-edge research and share vital knowledge, shaping innovative solutions that improve yields, connect farmers to markets, and empower communities to thrive.

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