GCHERA ANNOUNCES THE 2021 LAUREATES OF THE PRESTIGIOUS WORLD AGRICULTURE PRIZE
GCHERA (Global Confederation of Higher Education Associations for Agricultural and Life Sciences) is pleased to announce the 2021 Laureates of the World Agriculture Prize, Emeritus Professor Marc Van Montagu of Ghent University, Belgium, and Professor Mitiku Haile of Mekelle University, Ethiopia, in recognition of their outstanding achievements in agriculture and life science education and scientific research.
The two laureates will each be conferred the prize via an award ceremony on 21 June 2021 transmitted virtually from Nanjing Agricultural University, the People’s Republic of China. The prizes to be conferred to the two recipients are generously sponsored by the Education Development Foundation of Nanjing Agricultural University and Da Bei Nong Group and the WK Kellogg Foundation in support of the Mission of Higher Agriculture around the world. The ceremony will be held at 1:00 p.m. in Nanjing, China (+8 GMT), on June 21, 5:00 a.m. UTC.