News & Events


30th March 2017

The Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (LUANAR) is inviting applications from suitably qualified persons for admission into its NRC Campus undergraduate generic entry programmes (Weekend) for the 2017 academic year commencing on Saturday, 22nd July 2017. Download the file for


Bunda filling station to cushion University’s finance challenges

29th March 2017

LUANAR says the newly constructed Bunda filling station is one way of diversifying the University’s revenue base in order to address its current financing gap for its operations. This was revealed on Tuesday during the official opening of fuel service station at LUANAR Bunda Campus. In his s


German team impressed with NRC Green Innovation Centre

28th March 2017

A team from Germany who were recently in the country for government consultations and visit projects supported by German government said they were impressed with the progress of the Green Innovation Centre(GIC) project at LUANAR NRC Campus. According to Ute Eckertz, Senior Policy Officer for Zim


Call for applications for admission into city campus generic and mature entry undergraduate and postgraduate programmes for the 2017/2018 academic year

23rd March 2017

The Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (LUANAR) is inviting applications from suitably qualified persons for admission into its City Campus undergraduate generic and mature entry programmes and Postgraduate programmes for the 2017/2018 academic year commencing in October, 2017.


The Vets United Training Programme – Improving Animal Welfare through Veterinary Training

23rd March 2017

The Lilongwe Society for the Protection and Care of Animals (LSPCA) is an established and esteemed animal welfare organisation in Malawi and is the partner of choice in collaboration with the Government of Malawi, Department of Animal Health and Livestock Production on issues regarding veterinary me


EDU LINK team visits Bodenkultur (Boku) University

22nd March 2017

The EU funded EDULINK project recently supported LUANAR and the project’s partner institutions to visit Boku University, (Universität für Bodenkultur Wien), University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences in Vienna, Austria. EduLink project is a Concerted Fit-for-purpose PhD training in


Malawi launches two African Centres of Excellence the AquaFish and ACEPHEM

2nd March 2017

In June 2016, the World bank approved 24 Africa Centres of excellence in the Eastern and Southern African in various fields under the ACE II. The approved centres were competitively selected from 92 eligible proposals and among them are the Africa Centre of Excellence for Aquaculture and Fisherie


AquaFish brings hope in aquaculture and Fisheries

1st March 2017

Despite the fact that fish contributes to about 70 percent of animal protein, the fish sector has not performed well mainly due to decline in fish production coupled by post-harvest losses. Opening an inception meeting for AquaFish project at Golden Peacock in Lilongwe LUANAR’s Acting Vice Ch


Bunda Alumni plant trees at Khombe primary school

28th February 2017

Bunda college graduating class of 1992 on Saturday 25 February, 2017 visited Khombe primary school which is close to LUANAR Bunda campus for a tree planting exercise. Speaking at the function the Acting Vice Chancellor for LUANAR Professor Emmanuel Kaunda thanked the Bunda alumni for the initia


LUANAR holds Expo in the country’s three regions

22nd February 2017

Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (LUANAR) last week held an Open and Distance Learning (ODL) and City Campus expo to raise awareness of the programmes that are offered through these modes of delivery. LUANAR ODL Specialist, Dr. Precious Gawanani, told the LUANAR Newsletter


RE-ADVERTISEMENT

16th February 2017

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill vacant positions in the Department of Human Nutrition and Health, of the Faculty of Food and Human Sciences, at Bunda Campus of LUANAR. 1. Lecturer/Senior Lecturer (1 position) Academic qualifications Lecturer/Senior Lecturer,


NRC Campus Director (Re-advertised)

16th February 2017

The Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (LUANAR) is the third Public University in Malawi established through an Act of Parliament Number 22 of 2011 after delinking Bunda College of Agriculture from the University of Malawi and integrating Natural Resources College which was est


Site and crop specific fertilizer blends are crucial for an enhanced smallholder agricultural productivity

15th February 2017

Impact studies have shown that huge gaps between the average national maize yield and the actual varietal potential are due to low fertilizer use efficiencies owing to the mismatch between the fertilizer type, rates, time of application and the underlying soil conditions. Although the knowledge o


Press release: ODL and City Campus Expo

10th February 2017

Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (LUANAR) wishes to invite those prospective students who are qualified to apply for the University selection to the Open and Distance learning (ODL) Expo, the expo will be conducted in the following districts across the country as follows:


Press release: NRC Campus selection list for new students and announcement of commencement dates

9th February 2017

The Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (Luanar) – NRC Campus is pleased to announce the selection for March - June 2017 semester for Diploma programmes. All selected candidates are expected to report at the Campus on 6th March, 2017. Registration and orientation will start


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