Dr Alexander Elford Bulirani
Controller of Agriculture Services (Institutions)
Ministry of Agriculture Irrigation and Water Development
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Industry / Sector
Agriculture & Allied Services
Dr. Alexander Bulirani was born in 1963 in Ntcheu District in Malawi. Received his secondary and high school education at Kamuzu Academy in Kasungu. Received his university education in France at Montpellier where he obtained a Master of Science degree in Fisheries and Aquaculture. Started work in 1991 as a Fisheries Scientist under a series of regional projects funded by World Bank, GEF and CIDA on Lake Malawi under the auspices of the Southern African Development Community (SADC). Joined mainstream civil service in 2002 and became Director of Fisheries in 2007. Got a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree in Fish Population Modeling from the University of Malawi in 2016. Promoted and moved to Ministry of Agriculture headquarters in 2007 to become Controller of Agriculture Services.
Government ministry combining the Water sector, Irrigation Sector, Cropping Sector and Food Security.