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Top Management

Top Management for the Ministry

The Ministry is Politically headed by a minister and administratively led by the Principal secretary. All departments are headed by

Directors and have specialized sections that help in the implementation of their core functions.

Hon. Lobin Lowe, MP
Minister Of Agriculture 

  Hon. Agness Nkusankoma, MP

       Deputy Minister Of Agriculture


Erica Maganga

The Principal Secretary

Ministry of Agriculture

Dr. Alexander Bulirani

Controller of Agricultural Services


Maxwell Spencer Tsitsi

Director of Administration

Martha Mtenje (Mrs)

Director of Human Resource

Alex Namaona

Director of Planning

F. Likwinji

Director of Finance

Dr. G.P.N. Ching'oma

Director of Crops Development

 Dr. Wilkson I.H. Makumba

Director of Agri. Reserch Services


Dr. Patrick Chikungwa

Ag. Director of AH&LD

George Kapelemera-Phiri

Ag. Programme Manager

Lilongwe ADD

John J. Mussa

Director of Land Resource

Dr. Jerome Nkhoma

Ag. Director of Agr. Ext. Serv

B.W.V. Phewa

Programme Manager

Mzuzu ADD

Saac Chipeta          

Ag. Programme Manager

Machinga ADD


Ida Mwato

FISP Coordinator

Shire Valley ADD

Richard Mgomezulu

Ag. Programme Manager

Salima ADD


 S.A.. Kamanga

Programme Manager

Karonga ADD

 Nelson T.W. Mataka

Head of NAIP Secretariat


 E.M. Mbalame

Director Water Supply &Sanitation


Connect with Us

  • Ministry of Agriculture Headquarters,
  • P.O. Box 30134, Lilongwe 3
  • Phone: +265 (0) 1 788 738
  • Fax: +265 (0) 1 788 908
  • Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Physical Location: Ministry of Agriculture Headquarters Building, Capital Hill, Lilongwe.