News & Events


20th January 2018

The Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (LUANAR) is pleased to announce its 2018 Research Dissemination Conference to be held from 30th – 31st January 2018 at Bingu International Conventional Centre in Lilongwe. The two-day event will see participants engaging in an open an


PRESS RELEASE: RE-OPENING OF BUNDA CAMPUS

12th January 2018

The Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (LUANAR), Bunda Campus, was closed on 13th December 2017 following illegal demonstrations by the students on 7th, 8th and the night of 12th December 2017 where students damaged property belonging to the University, staff members and the pu


INVITATION TO AQUAFISH CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE SEMINAR

12th January 2018

The AquaFish Centre of Excellence is hosting ten visiting professors from various universities in Africa. The professors are delivering mini lectures/seminars apart from lecturing postgraduate students in selected LUANAR programmes. An Extension Professor, Olufemi Adesope, of University of Port H


PRESS RELEASE LILONGWE UNIVERSITY OF AGRICULTURE AND NATURAL RESOURCES (LUANAR) SEMESTER OPENING OF OPEN AND DISTANCE LEARNING PROGRAM 1ST AND 4TH COHORTS

1st December 2017

LUANAR is pleased to announce the face to face facilitation dates for 1st and 4th Cohorts of Open and Distance Learning program as follows: New students (4th Cohort) : 4th to 19th December, 2017 Continuing students (1st Cohort) : 6th to 19th December, 2017 Venue


CABMACC GOES DIGITAL – PRODUCES ISFM DVD

24th November 2017

As the world is advancing in communication technology and digital stories are now becoming part of the deal, the Capacity Building for Managing Climate Change in Malawi (CABMACC) at LUANAR doesn’t want to be left out in this massive exodus from the traditional forms of communication to digital sto


CONSTRUCTION OF LUANAR ODL CENTRE COMMENCES

24th November 2017

The Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (LUANAR) has commenced the construction of the LUANAR Open and Distance Learning (ODL) centre at area 47 in Lilongwe. ODL at LUANAR is a new mode of delivery of its programmes which removes the barrier of space, distance and time, where


2018 LUANAR AND CABMACC RESEARCH DISSEMINATION CONFERENCE CALL FOR ABSTRACTS

23rd November 2017

The Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (LUANAR) through the Directorate of Research and Outreach and the Capacity Building for Management of Climate Change Programme (CABMACC) has organized a National Research Dissemination Conference to take place at Bingu International Confer


DAIRY FARMERS IN DEDZA BENEFITTING FROM CABMACC’S REDCAP PROJECT

22nd November 2017

Dairy farmers of Dzaonewekha Milk Bulking group in Dedza district are benefiting a lot from the livestock feeding and breeding technologies training they received from CABMACC. The farmer’s expressed their excitement when LUANAR Agriculture Development Communication students who visited them to c


MORE YIELDS FROM LESS LAND: LUANAR AND FOL ORGANISES A FIELD DAY

17th November 2017

Farmers Organisation Limited (FOL), in collaboration with LUANAR, organized a field day at the LUANAR NRC Campus to exhibit a high yielding, pest and disease resistant variety of maize on Thursday, 16th of November 2017. The mini-field day which was held under the theme ‘more yield from less lan


LUANAR PARTNERS WITH MALAWI POLICE IN CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION

16th November 2017

The Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (LUANAR) has partnered with the Malawi Police Service (MPS) in training the latter’s investigators, victim support officers and prosecutors on how to use DNA in their investigation and prosecution work. The partnership would enable po


PRESS RELEASE: “IN-COUNTRY/IN-REGION SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMME” CALL FOR SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS 2018 AT THE LILONGWE UNVERSITY OF AGRICULTURE AND NATURAL RESOUCES (LUANAR) IN MALAWI

13th November 2017

As part of the “In-Country / In-Region Scholarship Programme,” DAAD offers scholarships for PhD studies. The programme is funded by the German Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and aims at university staff in the first line, without neglecting the public sector deman


PRESS RELEASE 2017/2018 LILONGWE UNIVERSITY OF LILONGWE UNIVERSITY OF AGRICULTURE AND NATURAL RESOURCES (LUANAR) MATURE ENTRY PROGRAM INTAKE OF UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS

12th November 2017

LUANAR is pleased to announce names of successful candidates who have been selected to pursue various Mature Entry undergraduate programmes for the 2017/2018 Academic Year. Candidates are expected to start their programs on 13th November 2017. Successful candidates to pursue degree programmes ar


LUANAR ADC STUDENTS TRAINED IN DIGITAL STORY TELLING

10th November 2017

Agriculture Development Communication (ADC) students at LUANAR have been trained on how best they can communicate using photo stories and digital stories. Over the week, the students underwent a four day digital story telling workshop at LUANAR Bunda campus. The Image Based digital story telling


LUANAR HOSTS RUFORUM 13TH AGM

31st October 2017

Established in 2004 to oversee graduate training and networks of specialization in the COMESA countries, the Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM) held its 13th Annual General Meeting in Malawi from 26th to 27th of October 2017 at BICC in Lilongwe, jointly hosted


RUFORUM 13th AGM IN MALAWI

31st October 2017

The Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM) 13th annual general meeting was officially opened on Thursday, the 26th of October at BICC in Lilongwe. The meeting is being hosted by the government of Malawi and Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources


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