News & Events


25th July 2017

Recently, there has been a wide cry from regional academic bodies that Africa rarely publishes its research findings locally, thereby robbing the continent of a chance to shine on the global stage when it comes to innovations aimed at help the globe solve its social-economic challenges through scien


Investment in Sustainable Agricultural Intensification crucial for improved agricultural production

17th July 2017

Amidst growing challenges which are climatic, environmental, economic and social in nature, Malawi Government needs to increase agricultural production to support growing population with sufficient and nutritional food. These challenges suggest the need to adopt sustainable agricultural intensifi


‘Africa is publishing, but wrongly’

14th July 2017

The Association of African Universities (AAU) has dispelled reports that African researchers are not publishing enough but has said they are just publishing wrongly. The association’s head of Information Technology (IT) Abednego Corletey bemoaned the tendency of most researchers publishi


LUANAR Team attends first Africa World Bank Education Partnership Forum

11th July 2017

A three member team led by the Acting Vice Chancellor, Professor Emmanuel from LUANAR are attending the first ever Africa China World Bank Education Partnership Forum taking place in Beijing and Shanghai in China from 10th to 15th July 2017. The meeting has drawn Vice Chancellors and Centre Le


South African High Commission hands over Mafikizolo proceeds to LUANAR

6th July 2017

South African High Commission to Malawi last week handed over MK1 979 000 that was realized during a Mafikizolo show meant to fundraise for LUANAR Bunda Campus Multipurpose hall. According to a letter signed by the South African High Commissioner Thenjiwe Ethel Mtintso, Mafikizolo concert which


AAU for improved University libraries capacity in research dissemination

3rd July 2017

Association of African Universities (AAU) recently organized a Database of African Theses and Dissertations (DATAD) workshop with the aim of improving the capacity of library staff and ICT personnel in the African universities. DATAD is a unique resource for scholarly research published by Africa


LUANAR, UNC-CH embark on a research project to assess health impact of biomass

28th June 2017

Centre for Agricultural Research and development (CARD) at LUANAR in collaboration with University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is implementing a research project aimed at investigating linkages between the use of biomass and its coupled impacts on human, terrestrial and atmospheric systems.


RUFORUM, AWARD train female mid-career professionals

22nd June 2017

Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM) and African Women in Agricultural Research and Development (AWARD) organized a four-day leadership training for female mid-level and senior managers from government departments, public universities and other statutory corpora


NRC students exposed to field school learning experience

21st June 2017

The Lilongwe Society for the Protection and Care of Animals (LSPCA) is steadily growing its animal education and welfare operations in Malawi. This month, the LUANAR NRC Campus students studying for their Diploma in Animal Health and Livestock Production, participated in their first practical learn


New Leadership elected for Bunda Environmental Club

20th June 2017

Bunda Environmental Club (BEC), at Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (Bunda campus) on Tuesday ushered in new leadership in a grand style. The organization, whose main objective is to increase awareness on environmental issues and promote environmental justice through co


Horticulture, a panacea to crop diversification for improved nutrition

19th June 2017

LUANAR has urged the country to take horticulture seriously as one way of achieving crop diversification which is being currently promoted by the government to improve climate resilience, income and nutrition status. LUANAR Acting Vice Chancellor, Professor Emmanuel Kaunda said this during a four


Job opportunity at RUFORUM Manager, Information & Technology (ref: ruf/job/20/6/17)

18th June 2017

The Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM) is a consortium of 66 universities in 26 countries in Africa whose mission is to strengthen the capacities of universities to foster innovations responsive to demands of small-holder farmers and value chains through the t


Bunda catholic students celebrates cultural night

16th June 2017

Bunda-Catholic Students Organization (Bunda-CSO) organized a fund-raising cultural night event at Bunda campus recently. The event, which is conducted annually, is a cerebration and promotion of indigenous culture in gospel ream, while raising funds to support various Bunda-CSO projects including


Mafikizolo performs for LUANAR

15th June 2017

One of South Africa's most favourite music groups, Mafikizolo, on Friday performed at BICC where the proceeds were meant to support the construction of a multipurpose hall at LUANAR. Prior to that, Mafikizolo duo consisting of Theo Kgosinkhwe and Nhlanhla Mciza performed two songs during a Round


Investment in youth crucial for economic development

13th June 2017

Despite that over 60 percent of the Africa’s population is young people, it is disappointing that they are hardily given ample opportunities to fully realise their potential. This was said on 9th June 2017 at LUANAR Bunda Campus during a Round Table Discussion organized nu South Africa High


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