Welcome to Natural Resources College

BUILDING CAPACITY FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT


Location

The Natural Resources College is an Agricultural and Natural Resources Training Institution situated 16 km west of the Capital City of Malawi, Lilongwe, and about 3.5 km off Lilongwe Mchinji Road hence its not too far way from the benefits of the city, yet not too close for its hassles. Built on a 270 ha. estate, the College has excellent training facilitiesnatural forest and neighboring farming communities.

HISTORICAL BACKGROUND  

In 1969 the Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources of the Government of Malawi decided to set up a Natural Resources College. The College was to provide training for technical assistance in the field of agriculture, and would include all pre-service training for the Ministry’s extension staff


A 162 ha. site was acquired and sketch designs were prepared in 1973 that formed the basis of a project proposal prepared by the Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources. In 1977 the Government of Malawi asked the Government of Canada through its International Development Agency (CIDA), for help in the development of the College and, subsequently, work to develop the College started in 1984. The College was officially opened on 4th February,1986, by Malawi’s first Head of State, His Excellency Ngwazi Dr. Hastings Kamuzu Banda.

UPCOMING EVENTS  


    COLLEGE DOWNLOADS 

  • Current Student Union
  • College Farm Price List