News & Events

14th June 2018

Vice Chancellor of the Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (LUANAR) has said LUANAR remains to be competitive and relevant in the agriculture industry in Malawi. Professor Kanyama Phiri said this on Monday, 11th of June at the 2018 Malawi Investment Forum in Lilongwe of which LU

LWB awards LUANAR’S Environmental Science Management Best Students

4th June 2018

It was all smiles on the faces of hardworking students at LUANAR when The Lilongwe Water Board (LWB) on Friday, 1st June 2018 awarded LUANAR’s Environmental Science Management (ESM) Department best students for the 2016/2017 academic year. Speaking at the award presentation ceremony at Bunda ca

Private Sector crucial in the fertilizer value chain

2nd June 2018

Government has said that the country needs policies and regulatory frameworks that can unlock private sector investments in the fertilizer value chain. This was said by the Chief Director of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development Dr. Yanira Ntupanyama during a National Symposium on Fer

LUANAR plans to mainstream child labour in its programmes

1st June 2018

Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (LUANAR) is planning to introduce and mainstream child labour in its programmes. This was revealed on recently at Kumudzi Eco-Tourism Centre during a training workshop for LUANAR Students on Child and Forced Labour. Speaking during a sid

“Strive to Achieve our Vision and Mission;” LUANAR Vice Chancellor urges Leadership Team

31st May 2018

Vice Chancellor of the Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (LUANAR), Professor George Kanyama Phiri, has urged academic and administrative staff leaders of the university to work hard in their execution of duties. Prof. Kanyama Phiri made the call during a Leadership and Managem


24th May 2018

The role of the Executive Assistant and Personal Assistant is constantly changing as the responsibilities of Senior Executive Leadership continue to evolve. These days, priorities and concerns of Senior Executives are changing constantly, so the Personal Assistant should be on top of these shifts in

LUANAR trains Wakawaka traders on business management

23rd May 2018

LUANAR through the Frugal Innovation Practicums (FIP) project recently trained Wakawaka traders on business management. The training which took place at Messers Lodge in Lilongwe, aimed at helping retailers manage and grow their businesses. One of the FIP Facilitator, Dr. Sera Gondwe said th

Call for Papers, Posters, and Displays 4th Malawi Forum for Agricultural Advisory Services Extension Week

22nd May 2018

Dates: 18th to 22nd June 2018 Venue: GOLDEN PEACOCK HOTEL, Lilongwe, Malawi Theme: Energizing extension and advisory services for sustainable agricultural transformation adaptive to climate change The Organizing Committee of 2018 Malawi Forum for Agricultural Advisory Services Extension W

LSPCA trains LUANAR-Bunda students on Animal Dental Health

21st May 2018

Oral hygiene is often-overlooked but very important factor in animal's overall health. Last week Thursday, Lilongwe Society for the Protection and Care of Animals (LSPCA) under Vets United programme has trained Bunda College students studying for their veterinary medicine on domestic animal dental h

Towards Diplomas for primary school teachers and Degrees for secondary school teachers

18th May 2018

Academicians and researchers in Malawi and the United Kingdom (UK)) have recommended that a policy that would require a diploma to be a minimum qualification for primary school teachers and a degree for secondary school teachers be introduced in the country. This was said on Wednesday, the 16th of M

LUANAR, MSU donates sanitation materials to Mitundu market

11th May 2018

Lilongwe University of Agriculture (LUANAR) Innovation Hub in collaboration with Michigan State University (MSU) of the USA on Thursday, the 10th of May 2018donated sanitation materials worth over 1.4 million Kwacha to Mitundu Market. The donation was part of the Frugal Innovation Practicums (FIP


11th May 2018

The Bachelor of Science in Forestry students at LUANAR Bunda Campus have been drilled on the Standard Operating Procedures (SoPs) for forest carbon inventory. The SoPs describe the required procedures for collecting information for estimating the amount of carbon in the forest. The students underwen

Enhancing Perfomance and Uptake of Science Subjects among Girls in Secondary School Education -CABMACC

10th May 2018

The need to improve the performance of girls in science subjects is particularly indispensable as the Government of Malawi announced the introduction of science-based curriculum in secondary schools starting from September 2015. Between 2014 and 2017, a team of female academics from Lilongwe Un

LUANAR Committed to Boost Fish Production

10th May 2018

Researchers from the Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (LUANAR) have emphasized on the need to intensify nutrition and breeding of fish species for the country to satisfy demand on local and international markets. This was disclosed at a dissemination conference organised b

International Conference on: Sustainable Agricultural and Natural Resource Management under Changing Climate in Sub Saharan Africa

7th May 2018

Sub-Saharan Countries primarily depend on agriculture for economic growth and livelihoods. However, due to many factors including political and institutional challenges as well as unsustainable practices in agriculture, agro - ecolog y and overall natural resource manage

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