Nominations sought for 2017 World Agriculture Prize

The Global Confederation of Higher Education Associations for Agriculture and Life Sciences has announced a call for nominations for the 2017 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 26, 2017.

The $50,000 prize is sponsored by the Education Development Foundation of Nanjing Agricultural University and Da Bei Nong Group and will be awarded at a ceremony in Nanjing, China on Oct. 28, 2017.

For additional information, visit the GCHERA website.