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 the university. He stated that the total student… Read More

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 build collaborative research capacity in the regional priority… Read More

Two RUFORUM member universities have received a grant of 390,000 euros from the Austrian Partnership Programme in Higher Education and Research for Development (APPPEAR) to implement a higher education academic partnership for enhancing capacity in research and training in fisheries and aquaculture. The two universities, Makerere University and the University of Eldoret, will work with other partner organizations including the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences in Vienna and the Ethiopian… Read More