News & Events


1st September 2017

Background Department of Food Science and Technology at LUANAR implemented a research project titled “Aflatoxin management interventions, Education and Analysis at various steps within the peanut value chain in Malawi, Mozambique and Zambia” with funding from USAID Feed the Future Peanut Produc


LUANAR and MSU bails out Mitundu and Wakawaka markets Vendors

22nd August 2017

The Lilongwe University of Agriculture and natural resources (LUANAR) in collaboration with Michigan State University (MSU) organized a two weeks student and trader interaction in some of Lilongwe markets with Mitundu and Wakawaka in particular. The initiative which took place from 4th to 18th A


LUANAR Participates in the 14th Agriculture Fair

17th August 2017

Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (LUANAR) participated in this year’s Agriculture Fair whose theme was “Unleashing Full Agriculture Potential: Role of Markets”. The Fair which was held at Chichiri Trade Fair Grounds in Blantyre ran from 16th to 19th August, 2017.


LILONGWE UNIVERSITY OF AGRICULTURE AND NATURAL RESOURCES CALL FOR APPLICATIONS FOR ADMISSION INTO BRIDGING PROGRAMME

16th August 2017

The Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (LUANAR) is inviting applications from suitably qualified persons for admission into its Bridging Programme commencing on 11th September to 13th October 2017. 1. Eligibility for Bridging Programme/who should apply? a. The Bridging


2017/2018 LILONGWE UNIVERSITY OF AGRICULTURE AND NATURAL RESOURCES (LUANAR) SELF-SPONSORED NON-RESIDENTIAL CITY CAMPUS INTAKE OF UNDERGRADUATE AND POSTGRADUATE STUDENTS

14th August 2017

LUANAR is pleased to announce names of successful candidates who have been selected to pursue various self-sponsored non-residential City Campus Generic and Mature Entry undergraduate and Postgraduate programmes for the 2017/2018 Academic Year. Undergraduate candidates are expected to attend a


Innovation Scholars drilled in communicating science for impact

14th August 2017

Innovation Scholars at Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (LUANAR) were, from 7th to 11th August 2017, trained on how they can work with the media to disseminate information about their projects. The workshop that was run parallel to the ‘New Alliance Policy Acceleration


UN sensitises LUANAR students on SDGs

8th August 2017

United Nations (UN) on 4th August 2017 organized a music show at Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (LUANAR) NRC Campus to sensitise the students and surrounding communities on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The SDGs, which took over from the Millennium Developmen


Vacancy Announcement: Fish Farm Manager

7th August 2017

Background: Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (LUANAR) was established by an Act of Parliament No. 22 of 2011, by delinking Bunda College of Agriculture from The University of Malawi. The Department of Aquaculture and Fisheries Science at Lilongwe University of Agriculture


ADVERT FOR 2017/18 CABMACC SCHOLARSHIP FOR LUANAR FEMALE UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS

3rd August 2017

INTRODUCTION The Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (LUANAR), through the Capacity Building for Managing Climate Change (CABMACC) Programme in Malawi funded by the Government of Norway and coordinated by the Programmes Coordination Office (PCO), invites applications from LUAN


LUANAR researcher recognized for contributing in subsidy work

3rd August 2017

Professor Charles Jumbe of the Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (LUANAR), together with other international researchers. have been recognized for their quality work and its impact on agricultural policy in Africa. The Agricultural and Applied Economics Association has best


Call for applications for the postgraduate diploma in clinical dietetics

1st August 2017

The Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (LUANAR) under the Faculty of Food and Human Sciences is inviting applications from suitably qualified candidates to apply for admission to study for an 18-months Postgraduate Diploma in Dietetics starting in October 2017. Applicants must


Get to know our programmes: Bachelor of Science in Agribusiness Management - Producing change agents for commercializing the agricultural sector in Malawi and beyond.

31st July 2017

Aim of the programme The mission of the programme is to develop and enhance entrepreneurial and managerial human capacity, to support development and growth of the agribusiness sector in Malawi and sub-Saharan Africa, that can transform the production oriented agricultural sector into a competitive


Focus on the University’s Alumni: Co-Founder and Managing Director of Global Seeds: Shane Ismail Phiri

28th July 2017

Imagine you spend four years in the university, you graduate and dream getting employed. You thus join the bandwagon of graduate job seekers. You tried to apply for as many job opportunities as you could but all that you get is rejection, sometimes with no responses at all. Imagine this is not hap


We can do better with research dissemination-

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


Malawi should learn from Egypt in preservation of culture - Dausi

20th July 2017

Minister of Information and Communication Technology, Nicholas Dausi, has said Malawi should learn from Egyptian ways of upholding and preserving its culture. Dausi said Egypt has various cultural identities such as the great pyramids and monuments that have been preserved since time immemorial


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