Tag: LUANAR

AQUAFISH Center of Excellence and RUFORUM implement staff exchange program – 9 professors visit


The Africa Center of Excellence in Aquaculture and Fisheries Science at LUANAR (AquaFish ACE), in partnership with RUFORUM, earlier this month welcomed visiting professors from RUFORUM member universities in Nigeria, Tanzania, Sudan and Kenya. The visit was part of the Aquafish Staff Exchange Program aimed at improvingthe quality of postgraduate programmes at LUANAR. The visiting team, who stayed from 8th to 19th January 2018, … Read More AQUAFISH Center of Excellence and RUFORUM implement staff exchange program – 9 professors visit

Visit to Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (LUANAR)


I had the opportunity to visit the Bunda campus of the Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (LUANAR) during the thirteenth Annual General Meeting of RUFORUM in Malawi. LUANAR is five years old but its history traces back to 1966 when Bunda college was a constituent of the University of Malawi. LUANAR’s Vice Chancellor, Prof. George Kanyama-Phiri welcomed the guests on behalf of … Read More Visit to Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (LUANAR)

MSU and LUANAR showcase the Innovation Scholar Program


As one of the pre events of the Annual General Meeting (AGM), the Michigan State University (MSU) and the Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (LUANAR) on the Innovation Scholar Program. The 15 month innovative capacity building program, is a creative collaboration between LUANAR and the Global Centre for Food Systems Innovation (GCFSI) under MSU. The ISP was developed by the two institutions … Read More MSU and LUANAR showcase the Innovation Scholar Program

LUANAR hosts RUFORUM delegates


The Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (LUANAR) hosted a dinner for Vice Chancellors of RUFORUM member universities, International Advisory Panel, Technical Committee and other dignitaries. Ministers of Education present during the event include Hon. Bright Msaka from Malawi, Hon. John Muyingo from Uganda and Hon. George Kronnisanyon Werner from Liberia. Amongst the distinguished speakers was LUANAR’s Vice Chancellor, Prof. George Kanyama-Phiri who … Read More LUANAR hosts RUFORUM delegates

RUFORUM in Collaboration with LUANAR AquaFish ACE Coordinates 10 Academic Staff Exchanges within the Region


The Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM) continues to promote higher education regional integration by facilitating the mobility of academic staff across the region. In furthering this mandate, RUFORUM Secretariat is working with the member universities to support staff fellowships that aim for collegial exchange so as to enhance faculty teaching, research, and collaboration among RUFORUM Member universities and, ultimately contribute … Read More RUFORUM in Collaboration with LUANAR AquaFish ACE Coordinates 10 Academic Staff Exchanges within the Region

RUFORUM, AWARD trains female mid-career professionals


By: Patricia Ngwale Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in agriculture (RUFORUM) and African Women in Agricultural Research and Development (AWARD) organized a four-day leadership training for female mid-level and senior managers from government departments, public universities and other statutory corporations. The training which took place in Lilongwe at Ufulu Gardens from 19th to 22nd June 2017 saw 35 participants being equipped with critical … Read More RUFORUM, AWARD trains female mid-career professionals

LUANAR optimistic to benefit from RUFORUM


Written by  Sylvester Kumwenda Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (LUANAR) has expressed optimism that the university will greatly benefit from the various programs and projects offered by Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM). Vice Chancellor for LUANAR Professor Emmanuel Kaunda made the remarks Tuesday evening after organizing a dinner for RUFORUM with the aim of orienting the forum on … Read More LUANAR optimistic to benefit from RUFORUM

RUFORUM Annual General Meeting 2017 to be held 26th-28th October, 2017 in Lilongwe, Malawi


RUFORUM is pleased to announce its 13th Annual General Meeting (AGM) to be held 26th-28th October 2017 at the Bingu International Conference Centre in Lilongwe, Malawi. The AGM will be hosted by the Government of Malawi and RUFORUM member universities in Malawi. His Excellency, Prof. Arthur Peter Mutharika, the President of the Republic of Malawi will be the guest of honour for the event.

Call for Postgraduate students admission for 2017/2018: LUANAR


LILONGWE UNIVERSITY OF AGRICULTURE AND NATURAL RESOURCES Bunda Campus CALL FOR POSTGRADUATE STUDENTS ADMISSION FOR 2017/2018 ACADEMIC YEAR Africa Centre of Excellence in Aquaculture and Fisheries Science (AquaFish) World Bank (WB) has embarked on a project which is called Africa Centre of Excellence (ACE II) whose aim is to strengthen selected Eastern and Southern Africa higher education institutions to deliver quality postgraduate education and … Read More Call for Postgraduate students admission for 2017/2018: LUANAR

Staff Exchange Program for Academics at the LUANAR and other African Universities to teach postgraduate programmes


Invitation for Expressions of Interest The Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM), a consortium of 66 universities operating in 26 African countries across the African continent is pleased to announce Seven (7) Staff Exchange opportunities for 2017 Academic year at the Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources. The goal of the fellowships is to provide for opportunities for academics from … Read More Staff Exchange Program for Academics at the LUANAR and other African Universities to teach postgraduate programmes

Intra-ACP Mobility scholarship and RUFORUM award reshaped my career


The Boeing 737-800 aircraft touched down at Kamuzu International Airport at about 12.30 pm on the 13th of June 2014. The plane’s door opened and I walked out to step on Malawi soil for the first time in my life. I had just arrived from my home country, Kenya, to pursue a master’s degree in Aquaculture at Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources … Read More Intra-ACP Mobility scholarship and RUFORUM award reshaped my career

Call for applications for admission into postgraduate programmes for the 2016/2017 – Bunda Campus


The Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (LUANAR) is inviting applications from suitably qualified persons for admission into its Bunda-Campus postgraduate programmes for the 2016/2017 academic year commencing on 10th October, 2016. Africa Centre of Excellence in Aquaculture and Fisheries Science (AquaFish) World Bank (WB) has embarked on a project which is called Africa Centre of Excellence (ACE II) whose aim is to … Read More Call for applications for admission into postgraduate programmes for the 2016/2017 – Bunda Campus

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