The Botswana College of Agriculture (BCA) was established on 31st May 1991 through Act no. 9 of the Parliament of Botswana. The Act abolished the then Botswana Agricultural College (BAC) which had existed since 1967.
The College is a parastatal under the Ministry of Agriculture and an associate Institution of the University of Botswana. As an associate institution the College offers UB higher diploma and degree programmes in agricultural sciences, while its responsible on its own for short courses offered by its Centre for In-service and Continuing Education (CICE). Currently the College is going through an exciting period of transformation with a vision of becoming an agricultural university of international repute.
This vision is set to make BCA an institution of choice in the region for training in agriculture. The College emphasises innovation in teaching methods and research. Recently the College expanded its teaching facilities, ICT infrastructure, student accommodation, and acquired state of the art research equipment in order to ensure the quality of the programmes offered as well as increase access to education.