Prof. Mooses F.A Maliro, Trustee
Prof Moses F.A Maliro is a Professor of Plant Breeding and Genetics, a faculty member in the Department of Crop and Soil Sciences under Faculty of Agriculture at the Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (LUANAR) and currently serves as the Deputy Head of Department of Crop and Soil Sciences. He is a trained agronomist and plant biotechnologist and possesses a Diploma and Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture, and an MSc in Agronomy from the University of Malawi. He acquired his PhD in Agriculture and Food Systems at the University of Melbourne in 2007. He has 20 years of experience in lecturing, starting as staff associate and rising through the ranks to Professor.
Prof Maliro has served on various committees in the Department of Forestry and Environmental Affairs under the Ministry of Natural Resources, Energy and Mining. He also has extensive research experience in the area of screening and evaluation of chickpea, greegram and potatoes. In addition, he has authored numerous book chapters in his related field.
He was appointed to the Board of Press Trust in August 2017.