The World Agriculture Prize seeks Nominations for the 2021 prize to be submitted no later than 17:00 GMT on 30 June 2021, to submit a nomination, check terms & conditions for the Prize, and complete the online submission go to https://www.gchera.com/world-agriculture-prize.html.
The WORLD AGRICULTURE PRIZE is an international award of the Global Confederation of Higher Education Associations for the Agricultural and Life Sciences (GCHERA, http://www.gchera.com/). The prize aims to promote the global development of the mission of its member institutions in education, research, innovation and outreach in the agricultural and life sciences. It recognizes the distinguished contribution of an individual to this mission. A nominee’s achievements should be demonstrated locally and in the wider geographical region of the institutions in which the nominee has served, but not necessarily globally. The prize is 100,000 USD per person and two recipients will be awarded, with at least one recipient coming from a country NOT classified as having a developed economy. For the list of those countries with a developed economy, see https://www.gchera.com/world-agriculture-prize/.
Formally proposed by both Prof. Zhai Huqu, the former Vice President of the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS) and Prof. Zhou Guanghong, the former President of NJAU and Chairman of Education Professional Committee (EPC) of the Chinese Association of Agricultural Science Societies (CAASS) on October 20, 2012 in the occasion of NJAU’s 110th anniversary and was approved at the GCHERA steering committee meeting in Uruguay on Oct. 29, 2012. Generously sponsored by the Education Development Foundation of Nanjing Agricultural University and Da Bei Nong Group, the prizes are awarded annually.