News & Events


9th August 2018

Researchers from OSMARE1 – a GCP-4 research partnership funded by NWO and implemented by a global consortium from 2018-2020 – are studying the factors that detract from or contribute to resilient business models of smallholder farmers in East a


LUANAR alumni scoops US$20,000 Global D-Prize award: Madalitso Chidumu

8th August 2018

Malawian Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) fellow and Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (LUANAR) alumni , Madalitso Chidumu, has emerged one of the winners of US$20,000 D-Prize Global award. The award is giv


LUANAR VICE CHANCELLOR URGES YOUTHS TO BE RESPONSIBLE FOR THEIR NATION

7th August 2018

Vice Chancellor of LUANAR, Professor George Kanyama Phiri has urged the youth to be responsible for their nation and play an active rol


University set for national industrialisation

31st July 2018

The infrastructure and food processing projects being implemented at the Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (LUANAR), will help to widen access to education by providing a more conducive learning and teaching environment as


LUANAR STUDENT SHINES IN US AT 2018 GLOBAL FOOD SECURITY SYMPOSIUM

24th July 2018

Jones Kanjira, a Master of Science in Rural Development and Extension second year student at the Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (LUANAR) Bunda Campus was one of the few selected students to participate in the 2018 Global Food Security Symposium that was held in Washington D


INVITATION OF INTERESTED STAKEHOLDERS TO THE BUCK SELECTION EXERCISES ORGANISED BY GOAT FARMERS OF ZOMBWE EPA-MZUZU ADD, MZIMBA DISTRICT, AND MAGOTI EPA-SHIRE VALLEY ADD, NSANJE DISTRICT.

24th July 2018

Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (LUANAR) is facilitating implementation of a Community Based Goat Breeding Project with financial support from USAID through USDA, and technical support from BOKU University in Austria. Since 2015, w


LUANAR'S AQUAFISH STUDENTS TAP GERMAN AQUACULTURE SKILLS

24th July 2018

Two Masters students in Aquaculture and Fisheries Science are being hosted by two German research institutions under a sponsored exchange visit by the project ‘Improving Community Health-Nutrition Linkages Through Solar Energy-Based Fish and Crop Integrated Value Chains’ – Ich liebe fisch (I l


TACKLING MALAWI'S HIDDEN HUNGER

21st July 2018

Researchers are visiting 2,000 farms in Malawi, collecting soil and crop samples to help fight a challenge to the health of millions across sub-Saharan Africa. At Chitedze Agricultural Research Station, Dr Max Lowole takes a break and leans on the a


World Bank commends LUANAR for making good progress in Skills Development Project

20th July 2018

The World Bank has commended Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (LUANAR) for making good progress in providing wide access to tertiary education through its Open and Distance Learning Programme (ODL). World Bank mission on Thursday, 19th July 2018, visited LUANAR to check t


LUANAR STUDENTS WIN THE YOUTH SPARK INNOVATION GRANT

19th July 2018

Three student teams at the Lilongwe University of Agriculture (LUANAR) are implementing resilient innovation projects upon being awarded the Youth Spark Innovation Grant (YSIG) on social innovations. The YSI Grant awards 2500 to 7500 US Dollars to innovative students in the Resilience Africa Ne


LUANAR URGES FARMERS TO INVEST IN INDEGENOUS VEGETABLES FARMING

18th July 2018

The Department of Horticulture at Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources has urged local farmers to invest in indigenous vegetables to improve their livelihoods. The call was made during a networking conference at the Lilongwe District Agriculture fair on Friday, 13th July 2018, at


LUANAR INSPIRES LOCAL FARMERS AT LILONGWE DISTRICT AGRICULTURE FAIR

16th July 2018

LUANAR stand was the centre of attraction at the 2018 Lilongwe District Agriculture fair which took place at LUANAR’s NRC Campus on Thursday, 12th and Friday,13th July 2018. This year’s Lilongwe District agriculture fair was held under the theme, “Linking farmers to various agro dealers and se


LUANAR SCIENTISTS FIND WAYS OF CULMINATING HUNGER IN BALAKA

6th July 2018

Research conducted by LUANAR’s crop and soil scientists have found ways of dealing with the problem of dry spells in Balaka district as well as increasing yields to get away with the problem of hunger which the district faces. This was revealed on Wednesday, 4th July 2018, at a project exit wo


LUANAR commended for producing proficient graduates

22nd June 2018

Controller of Agriculture Extension Services, Dr Albert Changaya, has commended the Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (LUANAR) for making strides in producing graduates with vast knowledge and skills in various agriculture disciplines and agricultural extension services. Dr Ch


Agricultural Engineering Department trains Share Hope Foundation members in drip irrigation

21st June 2018

The Agricultural Engineering (AGE) Department has trained 28 participants from Phalombe in drip irrigation. The participants were members of Share Hope Foundation, an organisation under God’s Miracles Church in Phalombe district. The training which spanned three days, starting from Monday, 18th


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