GCHERA now seeking nominations for World Agriculture Prize

The call is open for nominations for the Global Confederation of Higher Education Associations for Agricultural and Life Sciences (GCHERA) Laureates 2018 at In 2018 there will be two GCHERA World Agriculture Prizes awarded, each worth $100,000. 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 17:00 GMT on April 30.

The Prizes aim to encourage the global development of the mission of higher education institutions in education, research, innovation and outreach in the agricultural and life sciences by recognizing the distinguished contribution of an individual to this mission. The prizes are generously sponsored by the Education Development Foundation of Nanjing Agricultural University and Da Bei Nong Group.