Regional Anchor University

1.Capacity to provide national and regional leadership for agri-food systems transformation

•demonstrate functional  links with government policy-makers, private sector, agriculture extension and show how it will fill the gap between academia and industry

•demonstrate current and proposed impact on rural communities and agricultural transformation and the role of the university in a knowledge-based economy

2.Recognised academic leader able to demonstrate commitment to reform for transformative impact

3.Support to internationalize higher agricultural education services

4.Potential to evolve into a vibrant and transformative Anchor university