Introduction

The classification of Forest Management Plan and Special Project as full courses is for the purpose of computing their points when grading the students. There are no formal classes for these two courses.

Career  opportunities

Career opportunities in forestry are in the development, maintenance or protection of forest, forested areas, and woodlands through such activities as raising and transporting tree seedlings; combating insects, pests, and diseases harmful to trees; and building erosion and water control structures and leaching of forest soil. A graduate in this programme is skilled to provide supervision and management of such equipment as forester aides, seedling pullers, and tree planters in diverse establishment as indicated below:

  • Government Departments (e.g. MTENR, Ministry of Education),
  • Non Governmental Organizations,
  • Forestry and Timber Processing Private Companies,
  • Banks,
  • Development Agency,
  • Consultancy Firms,
  • International Organizations,
  • Research Institutions,
  • Zambia Wildlife Authority,
  • Universities
  • As an Entrepreneur (Self employment)