The department of agroforestry is established in September 25, 1996 under the faculty of agriculture, which is a leading center contributing to the science underlying agroforestry systems and practices. Before 1996, the agroforestry science has incorporated with the Horticulture, Crop Botany and Agronomy Departments Curricula of this university. The department has started the postgraduate program in 2001 and a number of Masters and PhD student have received their degree from this department.