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15th April 2019

Programme Objectives: The programme aims at fostering strong, internationally oriented higher education systems in Sub-Saharan Africa with the capacity to contribute to sustainable development. To this end,


MUSHROOM, A HIDDEN TREASURE

7th April 2019

Mushroom is becoming one of the most demanded crops in the world, due to its high nutritive value and it is also used as medicine, among other uses. However, production of mushroom requires expert


The Inter University Council For East Africa Applauds AquaFish-ACE for Its Tremendous Progress

26th March 2019

The Inter University Council for East Africa (IUCEA) has applauded The Africa Center of Excellence in Aquaculture and Fisheries Science (AquaFish-ACE) for the tremendous progress in its projects during a joint meeting by the Worl


SA High Commission Partner LUANAR on Human Rights Day Commemorations

25th March 2019

The South African High Commission in Malawi, in collaboration with the Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (LUANAR), on 21st March 2019, organised a panel discussion as part of the So


PRESS RELEASE: THIRD CONGREGATION (SECOND SESSION) OF THE LILONGWE UNIVERSITY OF AGRICULTURE AND NATURAL RESOURCES (LUANAR)

25th March 2019

The Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (LUANAR) is pleased to inform the 2017/18 graduands and the general public that it will hold the second session of its 3rd congregation on Tuesday, 7th May, 2019, at Bingu International Convention Centre (BICC) from 8am. The congrega


Call for PhD Scholarship Applications: PhD in Crop and Soil Sciences

23rd March 2019

The Legume Best Bets IV project titled “Farmer Research Networks and Multi Environmental Trials for Soil Health, Productivity of Maize-legume Farming Systems and Livelihoods” funded by The Mc Knight Foundation Collaborative Crop Research Program i


LUANAR Intensifying Research through Modern Laboratory Equipment

20th March 2019

Healthy soils are the foundation of the food system. Soils are the basis for agriculture and the medium in which nearly all food-producing plants grow. Healthy soils produce healthy crops t


NORWEGIAN GOVERNMENT PLANS MORE SUPPORT TO LUANAR

8th March 2019

The Norwegian Government says it is planning more support to Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources after being impressed with progress of the projects it has been sponsoring. The Norwegian Ambassador to Malawi, His Excellency Steinar Egil Hagen, made the remarks on Thursday, 7t


RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMMES CRITICAL FOR FUELING INNOVATION AND INCREASING PRODUCTIVITY IN UNIVERSITIES

8th March 2019

The Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (LUANAR), through its Directorate of Research and Outreach with support from the Capacity Building in Managing Climate Change (CABMACC) Programme, organized a three-day ‘Proposal Writing and Development, Resource Mobilization, Scientific


LUANAR champions establishment of Malawi Green Credit Scheme

28th February 2019

The Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural resources (LUANAR), through the Norwegian Government-funded Capacity Building for Managing Climate Change (CABMACC) Programme, is leading the establishment of the green credit scheme in the country. Green credit scheme is a scheme through which p


Legume Best Bets IV project: Call for Scholarship Applications: MSc in Agronomy 2018/19

28th February 2019

The Legume Best Bets IV project titled “Farmer Research Networks and Multi Environmental Trials for Soil Health, Productivity of Maize-legume Farming Systems and Livelihoods” funded by The Mc Knight Foundation Collaborative Crop Research Program is look


Government bemoans unsustainable utilization of natural resources

20th February 2019

Malawi loses over 137 billion annually due to unsustainable utilisation of natural resources. Director of Forestry in the Ministry of Natural Resources, Energy and Mining, Mrs. Stella Gama, said this on Wednesday, the 20th of February 2019 at Bunda Forest Reserve when she opened an annual tree


LUANAR Football Club wins Gold

16th February 2019

Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources Football Club (LUANAR FC) were crowned champions of the Centre Region Football League Division 1 after finishing on first position in the league. In a g


New Lab equipment to boost research

14th February 2019

The newly installed lab equipment at the Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (LUANAR) will improve research in the country. Speaking on Tuesday during the launch of the equipment at LUANAR, Head of Crop and Soil Science Department, Associate Professor Patson Nalivata, said t


GCRF Pumps in over 134 Million to the Establishment of LUANAR Soil Physics Lab

13th February 2019

UK Research and Innovation Centre, through its Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) programme, has invested over 134 million Malawi Kwacha for the establishment of a soil physics laboratory as well as installation of the field soil moisture monitoring instruments at the Lilongwe University of Agri


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