Announcement: GCHERA World Agriculture Prize 2016
A 50.000 USD award for excellence in leadership in agricultural and life science universities
Call for nominations – Deadline 25 April, 2016
The GCHERA World Agriculture 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 Education Development Foundation of Nanjing Agricultural University generously sponsors this 50.000 USD prize to be awarded at a ceremony in Stellenbosch, South Africa on 20 September 2016.
The GCHERA World Agriculture Prize will be awarded to an academic/faculty member from a higher education institution working in the disciplines relating to the agricultural and life sciences in recognition the academic/faculty member’s life time achievements.
A nominee will demonstrate exceptional and significant achievement in his or her engagement in the mission of higher education institutions relating to agricultural and life sciences – in education, research and innovation. This impact will most likely be demonstrated in the work of the nominee in the development of the institution(s) in which the nominee has served, and in the local and wider geographical region of those institution(s), but not necessarily globally. For full details of the Terms & Conditions for submitting a nomination for the prize see
Register your intention to submit a nomination. You will then receive a password by email to allow you to log on to the online nomination form. You can update your nomination form at any time until the closing date of 17.00 GMT on 25 April 2016. Click here for more information.