Category: GCHERA World Agriculture Prize

GCHERA World Agriculture Prizes 2018 Awarded

Professor Eric Danquah plant geneticist and inspirational leader in Ghana and renowned soil scientist Professor Rattan Lal in the US each received the GCHERA World Agriculture Prize 2018 at the award ceremony on 28 October 2018 at Nanjing Agricultural University Peoples Republic of China. Each prize of 100,000 USD is generously sponsored by the Education

Call for Nominations for the GCHERA Laureates 2018

The call is open for nominations for the GCHERA Laureates 2018.  In 2018 there will be two GCHERA World Agriculture Prizes awarded, each of 100,000 USD.  At least one prize will be awarded to a person from a country which is NOT listed as a country with a developed economy. Deadline for submitting nominations is

2017 GCHERA World Agriculture Prize Laureate’s presentation

With special thanks to Dr. Dirk Inzé, we are pleased to share his presentation “From Basic Research to Crop Improvement,” (powerpoint for a quick review) and the video of his lecture (to see the full presentation, 33 minutes). The lecture was delivered October 28, 2017 at Nanjing Agricultural University, when Dr. Inzé received the 2017

GCHERA Laureate 2017 Award Ceremony

Professor Dirk INZÉ, Director  of the VIB – Ghent University Center for Plant Systems Biology, Belgium, was awarded the ‘2017 GCHERA World Agriculture Prize (WAP)’ at a ceremony at Nanjing Agricultural University on Saturday 28 October. Professor Dirk INZÉ becomes the 5th GCHERA Laureate. This award recognizes Dirk INZÉ’s exceptional and significant life time achievements

Call for Nominations for the GCHERA Laureate 2017

Deadline for nominations 17.00 GMT 26 April 2017 The Prize aims to encourage the global development of the mission of higher education institutions in education, research and innovation in the agricultural and life sciences by recognizing the distinguished contribution of an individual to this mission.  The prize is generously sponsored by the Education Development Foundation