The CSH is proud to announce that Dr. Bina Agarwal, a regular collaborator of the CSH, is one of the four winners of the 2017 Agropolis Fondation Louis Malassis International Scientific Prize for Agriculture and Food and 2017 Olam Prize for Innovation in Food Security
01 JUNE 2017, MONTPELLIER (FRANCE) – The 2017 Agropolis Fondation Louis Malassis International Scientific Prize for Agriculture and Food is awarded to Dr. Bina Agarwal (University of Manchester, UK) in the “Outstanding Career in Agricultural Development” category; Dr. Paul Gepts (University of California–Davis) in the “Distinguished Scientist” category and Dr. Elena Poverenov (The Volcani Center, Israel) in the “Young Promising Scientist” category. The winners will receive their certificate and prize of €20,000 each.
The 2017 Olam Prize for Innovation in Food Security,
has been awarded in parallel to the project “Adapting durum wheat varieties to the Senegal Basin for food security”
led by Dr. Filippo Maria Youssef Bassi
(International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas – ICARDA). The winning research project receives US$50,000 funding to support its further development.
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