News & Events


19th April 2018

Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (LUANAR) will from 16th to 18th October 2018 will host an international Conference on Sustainable Agricultural and Natural Resource Management under Changing Climate in Sub Saharan Africa in Lilongwe with the aim of sharing and documenting res


PhD scholarships tenable at University of Nottingham

18th April 2018

University of Nottingham is inviting applicants for the first round of Nottingham-Rothamsted Future Food Beacon Studentships in International Agricultural Development. This scheme is jointly funded through the University of Nottingham and the Lawes Agricultural Trust. it is supporting five four-y


Employer Study 2018

17th April 2018

Dear Employers The Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (LUANAR) in collaboration with National Center for Higher Education (NCHE) kindly requests your participation in a study to identify needs of the industry. In this study, we request that you base your responses on your ex


LUANAR Postgraduate Tracer Study 2018

17th April 2018

Dear Graduates The Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (LUANAR) in collaboration with National Council for Higher Education (NCHE) kindly requests your participation in a tracer study survey targeting Bunda graduates who completed their postgraduate studies from 2007 to 2016


LUANAR and the University of Leeds Engage Stakeholders on Urban Greenspaces

16th April 2018

Over half the world’s population now lives in towns and cities, a proportion that is predicted to increase to approximately 70% by the middle of the century. Africa is urbanising faster than any other continent and more than 1.2 billion Africans will be living in cities by 2050; equal to the entir


LUANAR geared to being locally relevant and globally competitive

13th April 2018

As LUANAR aspires to be a world class university, LUANAR Vice Chancellor has emphasized on the need for the University to be relevant to the local needs as well as being globally competitive. The Vice Chancellor was speaking this on Wednesday 11th April 2018 at Bingu International Convention


World Bank Commends Aquafish for Making Good Progress

12th April 2018

World Bank has hailed LUANAR’s Africa Centre of Excellence in Aquaculture and Fisheries (ACE-Aquafish) for making commendable progress in its projects. The Centre has been commended when a team from the World Bank and Inter-University Council for East Africa (IUCEA) visited Aquafish secretariat


AQFSD Installs a Solar Hatchery at Bunda Fish Farm

11th April 2018

The Aquaculture and Fisheries Science Department with the help of partners from Germany on Monday, 9th April 2018, completed installation of a solar hatchery at Bunda Fish Farm. It is envisaged that the solar hatchery will boost the production of fries (tiny fish) and it will also help when there is


CALL FOR APPLICATIONS FOR ADMISSIONS INTO BUNDA CAMPUS DIPLOMA AND MATURE ENTRY UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMMES FOR THE 2018/2019 ACADEMIC YEAR

9th April 2018

The Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (LUANAR) is inviting applications from suitably qualified persons for admission into its Bunda Campus Diploma and Mature Entry undergraduate programmes for the 2018/2019 academic year. Please download the attached file for more details.


LUANAR EXTENDS OUTREACH SERVICES: TRAINS NALIKULE COLLEGE AND MACHINGA DISTIRCT COUNCIL MUSHROOM PRODUCTION

5th April 2018

The Horticulture Department at LUANAR organized training in mushroom production to equip lecturers from Nalikule College and staff from Department of Agriculture at Machinga District Council with knowledge on how they can grow mushrooms for consumption and commercial purposes, and also help others i


Call for applications for admission into City Campus generic and mature entry undergraduate programmes for the 2018/2019 academic year

28th March 2018

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 for the 2018/2019 academic year commencing in October, 2018. Download the file for more


Government approves quinoa

27th March 2018

Government through the Agricultural Technology Clearing Committee (ATCC) of the Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development (MoAIWD) recently approved release of seven varieties of quinoa in Malawi. The seven varieties include Brightest Brilliant Rainbow (BBR), Bio Bio, Black Seeded, C


LILONGWE UNIVERSITY OF AGRICULTURE AND NATURAL RESOURCES (LUANAR) 2017-2018 GENERIC SELECTION COORDINATED BY NATIONAL COUNCIL OF HIGHER EDUCATION (NCHE)

23rd March 2018

The Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (LUANAR) has released names of successful candidates to pursue various degree programmes offered in the University, both Bunda and NRC campuses. Opening dates and fee structure will be announced in due course. Please note that all stud


“Use skills acquired for job creation” LUANAR Chancellor urges graduates

22nd March 2018

His Excellency, the State President of the Republic of Malawi and Chancellor of the Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (LUANAR), Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika, has urged university graduates to use skills acquired during their studies to create jobs. Professor Mutharika


High awareness about TEVET, not enough to drive young people into TEVET career choices

22nd March 2018

A research by the Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural (LUANAR) through Extension Department has revealed high awareness of Technical, Entrepreneurial Vocational Education Training (TEVET) among secondary school students. However, the research findings inform this is not enough to persuade


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