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LUANAR : Call for Application into 2016/2017 ODL Academic year

LUANAR : Call for Application into 2016/2017 ODL Academic year The Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (LUANAR) will from June this year start offering some of its programmes through the Open and Distance Learning (ODL) mode. This is a response to increased demand for higher education in Malawi, in line with the University’s strategic objective which… Read More »

LUANAR ODL : BSc Agriculture Innovations

LUANAR ODL : BSc Agriculture Innovations Introduction The BSc in Agricultural Innovations is a unique programme although not currently offered by LUANAR. The programme focuses on addressing knowledge and competency gaps in problem solving. The aim of the programme is to develop multi-skilled professionals with agricultural, leadership, analytical, facilitative and refl ective competences to coordinate, stimulate and guide… Read More »

LUANAR ODL : BSc Agriculture Extension

LUANAR ODL : BSc Agriculture Extension Introduction The primary aim of this program is to prepare graduates with appropriate technical and professional competencies in agricultural extension and rural development. The program consists of courses in basic sciences, technical agriculture, communication, rural development program planning, management, and monitoring and evaluation. It is envisaged that graduates under this programme will… Read More »

LUANAR ODL : BSc Agricultural Economics

LUANAR ODL : BSc Agricultural Economics Introduction The primary aim of this program is to prepare graduates with appropriate technical and professional competencies in agricultural economics. Main areas include: Agricultural economics; Agricultural marketing; econometrics; intermediate macro-economics; Agricultural trade policy and Theory; Food and Agricultural policy analysis; Project planning, monitoring and Evaluation; Environmental impact assessment… View Programe Curriculum »… Read More »

LUANAR ODL : BSc Agribusiness Management

LUANAR ODL : BSc Agribusiness Management Introduction BSc Agribusiness Management is a program already offered by LUANAR in the Faculty of Development Studies. This programme empowers students to maximize their human potential and help in the transformation of the agricultural sector from the subsistence production to commercial agribusiness enterprises using sound business principles. The programme will address courses… Read More »

LUANAR : The potential of parabolic solar cookers in climate change mitigation

LUANAR : The potential of parabolic solar cookers in climate change mitigation One design of parabolic solar cookers in two sizes Fuelwood in the form of firewood and charcoal is the dominant source of energy for cooking and heating water in Malawi. Both the rural and urban communities use fuelwood for cooking and for other heating applications. The… Read More »