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The Mission and Objectives of the HNFAS Department


The Department of Human Nutrition, Food and Animal Sciences enhances nutrition and health by educating people and developing and disseminating science-based information to promote sustainable food production and animal systems appropriate for the Pacific Region.

The objectives of HNFAS are:

  1. Ensure sustainable and profitable agricultural and food production systems.
  2. Enhance research and instruction through the fundamental understanding of animal/human physiology.
  3. Foster an integrated and interdisciplinary approach to learning that prepares students to be effective and productive citizens and life-long learners in a global society.
  4. Have a safe and secure food system.
  5. Have a healthy well-nourished population in the Pacific Region.