Department of Agribusiness Management (ABM)

The Department of Agribusiness Management (ABM) is one of the departments in the Faculty of Development Studies of the Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (LUANAR)...

Our Programmes

Currently, the Department offers two undergraduate programmes, namely, Bachelor of Science in Agribusiness Management and Bachelor of Science in Enterprise Development and Microfinance...

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Welcome to Department of ABM

The Department of Agribusiness Management (ABM) is one of the departments in the Faculty of Development Studies of the Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (LUANAR). Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources is public university, which was created through an Act of Parliament No. 22 of 2011.

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LUANAR offers a full range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes under five faculties; namely: Agriculture, Food and Human Sciences, Development Studies, Natural Resources and faculty of postgraduate studies. Our programmes have been carefully designed to ensure that each student is well prepared for the working environment of the 21st century.

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We offer the following programmes

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Application to the EYA! Start up Challenge and Incubation Programme

Do you have an agribusiness idea, or are struggling to get your agribusiness to grow? If yes, LUANAR Agribiz Hub and Synergy, invites you to apply for an exciting opportunity to prove that U can do it, by enrolling into a Start Up Challenge and Agribusiness Incubation programme.

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Our Services

We offer a wide range of capacity building packages including training in agribusiness management, training of trainers for extension service deliverers, cooperative development, leadership and entrepreneurship. We have training modules in business planning, financial management, entrepreneurship, leadership and management that are applicable to all sectors and have been tested across the different set-ups.

We conduct feasibility studies, project evaluations, baseline studies, participatory situation analyses, and topical research using both statistical and participatory data collection and analyses methods...

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Departmental Staff

Meet Our team

In terms of human capacity, the Department has the Head of Department and a total of 11 academic staff, who are also researchers having a minimum qualification of Master’s Degree in various fields that include, International Development, Entrepreneurship, Accounting (with ACCA qualification), Economics/Agricultural Economics/ Food and Resource Economics, Finance and Microfinance, Human Resources Management, Business Administration and Marketing.

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Dr. Bonet Kamwana
Head of Department
Mr. Admore Kamanga
Deputy Head Of Department
Promotion of small-sized entrepreneurship in Southern Africa

Sparkassenstiftung fuer Internationale Cooperation

Since November 2019 LUANAR’s Department for Agribusiness Management and Sparkassenstiftung fuer Internationale Cooperation entered into a partnership agreement.

Since August 2020, the project joined the regional project of Sparkassenstiftung in Southern Africa, with the neighbouring countries Zambia, Zimbabwe, and Namibia. Common to all project countries is a significantly unequal distribution of income, and, in some places, an explicit poverty challenge...

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