Nominations sought for 2016 World Agriculture Prize

The Global Confederation of Higher Education Associations for Agriculture and Life Sciences has announced a call for nominations for the 2016 GCHERA World Agricultural Prize. The aim of the prize is 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.

Information on the terms and conditions for nominations are available as a PDF file. The closing date for nominations is April 25, 2016.

The $50,000 prize is sponsored by the Education Development Foundation of Nanjing Agricultural University and will be awarded at a ceremony in Stellenbosch, South Africa on Sep. 20, 2016.

For additional information, visit the GCHERA website.