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11th November 2019

Background: NRI is an implementing partner in CGIAR Research Program on Fish Agri-Food Systems (FISH) led by WorldFish; a program supported by contributors to the CGIAR Trust Fund (https://fish.cgiar.org/). In collaboration with national governments and


CABMACC Project boosts milk production

23rd October 2019

New evidence in Dedza District suggests that empowering rural farmers with proper management of dairy cows could double milk output and reduce gas emissions that fuel global warming. Since June 2013, researchers at Lilongwe University of Agriculture Nat


Feature: Dairy farming transforming farmers’ lives around BUNDA

21st October 2019

Forty four year old Grace Mwanza from Katayira Village T/A Chiseka in Lilongwe thought that the death of her husband was the end of everything. Thinking of her six chil


12 vet students return home from the UK

20th October 2019

In December this year, Malawi will graduate the first ever 12 ‘home grown’ veterinarians proudly produced at the Bunda College of the LUANAR. The Bachelor of Veterinary Science is LUANAR’s youngest degree programme and the vet school is the younge


LUANAR promotes consumption of local food species through FIP4

10th October 2019

Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (LUANAR), on Tuesday, 8th October 2019, presented findings of the research on current status of neglected and underutilized species (NUS)-a project which focused on species such as indigenous vegetab


ENERGY TRANSITION IN MALAWI

30th September 2019

A brighter and cleaner future of the nation lies in the urgency to shift from using fossil fuels and biomass energy to renewable energy. Renewable energy is the thread that will solve most of Malawi’s challenge


LUANAR: PROMOTING CLIMATE SMART AGRICULTURE

30th September 2019

Southern Africa is one of the regions estimated to be most at risk from climate change and Malawi has not been spared. The climate change impact has been manifested in several ways. Most parts of the c


BUNDA COLLEGE DIRECTOR CHALLENGES AQFS DEPARTMENT TO LOOK INTO PRACTICAL WORK OF STUDENTS AS THEY REVIEW THEIR CURRICULUM

25th September 2019

The Director of LUANAR’s Bunda College, Dr. Agnes Mwangwela has challenged the Aquaculture and Fisheries Science Department (AQFSD) at the college to focus on the practical work of its students apart from theory. The Director made the remarks during a cu


CALL FOR OPEN & DISTANCE LEARNING (ODL) - 2019/2020 APPLICATIONS – GENERIC AND MATURE ENTRY

23rd September 2019

The Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (LUANAR) is inviting applications from suitably qualified persons for admission into its programm


TEACHING COMPLEX B AT BUNDA COLLEGE TO BE READY BY NOVEMBER

12th September 2019

The teaching complex B at which is under construction at Bunda College is expected to be completed by November this year, according to The University Registrar of Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Dr. Phillip Kaonda. The Registr


Career of the month: Forest Engineer

31st August 2019

Forest Engineer is a scientist who applies engineering principles and techniques to the management of forest lands. This includes working to ensure the health and sustainability of wildlands, timberlands and watersheds while allowing for such economic activities as timber harvesting and recreational


LUANAR Shines at the Public Service Day Commemorations

30th August 2019

The Chief Secretary to the Government Mr. Lloyd Muhara commended LUANAR for coming up with innovations that are useful to the nation citing promotion of indigenous vegetable farming as one of the initiatives that could improve nutrition of the country.


The Federal Agency for Agriculture and Food Lauds the I Love Fish Project

25th August 2019

The Federal Agency for Agriculture and Food (Germany) has said it is impressed with the progress of the I love Fish project which is being hosted at the Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (LUANA


LUANAR AND GOVERNMENT CONDUCT FIRST LEVEL TRAINING ON BUSINESS INCUBATION AND INNOVATION MANAGEMENT

16th August 2019

The Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (LUANAR) through the Department of Agribusiness Management at Bunda College in collaboration with the Ministry of Labour, Youth and Manpower Development (MoLY & MD) under the Jobs for Youth Project conducted a training workshop on Business


GOVT AWARDS RESEARCH GRANTS TO 20 POSTGRADUATE STUDENTS IN MALAWI PUBLIC UNIVERSITIES

15th August 2019

The Government of Malawi through the Ministry of Education Science and Technology (MoEST) and National Council of Higher Education (NCHE) awarded research grants to 20 postgraduate students who are pursuing Masters Degrees from different public universitie


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