About the College


Brief History The Federal College of Agricultural Produce Technology, Kano (FCAPT, Kano) was the training arm of the Nigerian Stored Produce Research Institute (NSPRI), a parastatal of the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development. The College started in 1975 as School of Food Storage Technology under the Kano sub-Station of the institute.

The school started with the training of staff of produce inspection division of states’ ministries of agriculture of the then Northern states in pest control and food chemistry. Later, the training was expanded to include all aspects of food storage. In 1990 the students’ intake was expanded to include staff of the agriculture departments of local governments. This greatly increased the number of persons benefitting from the training. Over the years the College has trained thousands of students from all over the Country. Due to the success recorded by the school in its certificate training programme, in 2003 the Honourable Minister of Agriculture and Rural development approved the upgrading of the school into a diploma awarding institution.