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About Us

The University of Environment and Sustainable Development (UESD) is a public university situated at Somanya in the Yilo Krobo Municipality of the Eastern Region, Ghana. It has a serene environment with state-of-the-art facilities beautifully designed with smart features.

The University was established by UESD Act, 2015 (Act 898) during the tenure of President John Dramani Mahama and inaugurated on the 5th of August, 2020, by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo. Prof. Eric Nyarko-Sampson is the founding Vice-Chancellor of the University.

  • Vision: To be a leading University in the teaching, learning and dissemination of knowledge related to developments in environment and agro-business, and create knowledge through research for national development.


  • Mission: To train and produce graduates who are equipped with relevant knowledge and skills to be well-positioned as agents and partners in the identification and resolution of prevailing environmental and sustainable development challenges.


Our Core Values:

  • H – Honesty
  • O – Opportunity
  • P – Perseverance
  • E – Enterprising

To produce persons who have HOPE in themselves, exude HOPE and poised to give HOPE to the world with their knowledge and work ethics.