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Personal Information

Jeremiah Kang'ombe PhD. An employee of the University of Malawi, Bunda College,Click here to visit Bunda College website Faculty of Environmental Sciences, Department of Aquaculture and Fisheries Science, P.O.Box 219, Lilongwe, Malawi. Email address: or Mobile phone +265 9 330 855 or +265 1 277 214.He was born on 25 October 1969 in Ntcheu District in Malawi.He joined the University in September 1999.

Edicational Background

  • He obtained his Diploma in Agriculture with Animal Science Option in 1992 and a Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture with Animal Science Option in 1994 at the University of Malawi, Bunda College.
  • He completed his MSc in Animal Science with research in Aquaculture Nutrition Aquaculture Nutrition at University of Malawi, Bunda College, Department of Animal Science in 1997.
  • He pursued his PhD in Biology with a major in Fish Nutrition at Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada from January 2001 and graduated in October 2004.

Professional Background

  • He served as a Head of Department at University of Malawi, Bunda College, Department of Aquaculture and Fisheries Science from 2005 to 2007.
  • He has also worked as a Deputy Head of Department and MSc Program Coordinator in the Department of Aquaculture and Fisheries Science.
  • He was promoted to the Level of a Senior Lecturer in Fish Nutrition in July 2007.
  • He teaches Fish Nutrition, and Aquatic Weed and Predation to undergraduate (BSc) students. He also teaches Fish Nutrition and Feed Technology to graduate (MSc) students.
  • He is currently the Coordinator of the new PhD program in Aquaculture and Fisheries Science at Bunda College.

Research Interest

  • He has research interests in local protein and energy sources, feed additives, nutritional disorders, natural feed dynamics, feed biotechnology applications, broodstock and larval nutrition, digestibility of locally available ingredients, on farm feed formulations, development of feed for intensive systems for tilapia, feed formulation for small scale/commercial fish farmers.
  • New interest is to work with Malawian crabs (mud crabs, nutritional aspects on growth and reproduction; their potential for aquaculture.
  • He has a number of publications in the field of Aquaculture Fish Nutrition.[click here to access a free article by somebody on digestibility]

Publications Todate

Some of his publications can be access on Click here to access one of the articles[1]