To be a unit of scientific merit and integrity that responds to societal and environmental issues by provision of quality graduates


To transmit knowledge and produce highly competent graduates in the discipline of Botany for both the formal and informal sector, conduct ground breaking scientific research to address societal needs


During the period of 2015/2016- 2019/2020 the activities of the department of botany will be guided by the motto that encourages staff to realise their potentials:

"Botany Without Borders"