Posts Tagged ‘award’

Indian organizations honor Rajaram for World Food Prize win

July 16, 2014

By Gurdev Singh/CIMMYT Dr. S. Ayyappan, director general of ICAR, honored Rajaram as “the best living wheat scientist in the world today.” Dr. Sanjaya Rajaram was on board a flight to New Delhi on 18 …


Former CIMMYT Global Wheat Program Director wins 2014 World Food Prize

June 26, 2014

By Miriam Shindler/CIMMYT CIMMYT is delighted that the World Food Prize 2014 has been awarded to distinguished wheat breeder Dr. Sanjaya Rajaram for his achievements in plant research and food product …


Nutrient management tool wins award

February 12, 2014

By Sam Storr/CIMMYT A tool developed by CIMMYT and the International Plant Nutrition Institute (IPNI) offering site-specific nutrient management (SSNM) advice to help farmers achieve higher yields mor …


CIMMYT trustee receives Yara Prize for agricultural improvement in Africa

September 26, 2013

Photo courtesy of Yara By Brenna Goth/CIMMYT A member of CIMMYT’s Board of Trustees received the 2013 Yara Prize, an award that honors people who have significantly contributed to African agriculture. …


CIMMYT student awarded best poster at the National Biosafety Conference, Kenya

September 4, 2012

Murenga Mwimali, a PhD student in plant breeding at the University of Kwazulu Natal, South Africa, currently hosted at CIMMYT-Kenya, was awarded the best student poster at the first National Biosafety …


CIMMYT team wins CCAFS recognition

May 25, 2012

On 29 April, CIMMYT had a double reason to celebrate, picking up the award for “Best gender paper” and “Best science paper” (along with Bioversity), at the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Ag …


Zhonghu He becomes a CIMMYT Distinguished Scientist

May 23, 2012

During his visit to the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS) in China, Director General Thomas Lumpkin took the opportunity to make a very special announcement – the promotion of Zhonghu He …


Ganesan Srinivasan continues to harvest success

May 18, 2012

We are delighted to hear that Ganesan Srinivasan has been appointed Dean of Agriculture and Natural Resources at Santa Rosa Junior College, California, USA. Srinivasan joined CIMMYT in 1990 as a post- …


Ravi Singh receives prestigious prize

May 14, 2012

The University of Minnesota recently announced CIMMYT distinguished scientist Ravi Singh as the recipient of its 2010 E.C. Stakman Award.  Established in 1955 by plant pathologist E.C. Stakman, a pion …


Hugo Córdova, Knight Commander of the Order Manuel Amador Guerrero in Panamá

August 15, 2008

Hugo Córdova will be invested by Panama’s president, His Excellence Martín Torrijos, and Grand Maestre of the Order, on August 28, 2008, during the Feria Agrícola de Divisa, where according to Román G …


Tony Fischer wins 2007 Farrer Memorial Medal

January 11, 2008

Former CIMMYT Wheat Program director, Tony Fischer, has won the 2007 Farrer Memorial Medal, an annual award established in 1911 to perpetuate the memory of famous Australian wheat rust researcher Will …


CIMMYT-El Batán celebrates Christmas

December 22, 2007

Staff at CIMMYT-El Batán celebrated Christmas and the year’s end with a party on 14 December 2007. There was a relaxed and happy atmosphere as everyone sat down for a wonderful meal, kindly served and …


2007 CGIAR awards for CIMMYT and partners

December 7, 2007

The CGIAR honored the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Science (CAAS) and the Shandong Academy of Agricultural Science with the 2007 Award for Outstanding Agricultural Technology in the Asia-Pacific Re …


Raun named OSU Sarkeys Distinguished Professor

November 20, 2007

Former CIMMYT wheat agronomist (1986-91) Bill Raun has been named the 2007 recipient of the Sarkeys Distinguished Professor Award by the Oklahoma State University (OSU) Division of Agricultural Scienc …


Ohio State University honors Kevin Pixley

November 9, 2007

On 16 October 2007, CIMMYT maize breeder and assistant director of the center’s global maize program, Kevin Pixley, was given the G.H. Stringfield Award from Ohio State University, USA, in recognition …


CIMMYT scientists win awards

November 9, 2007

Norman Borlaug opened the Crop Science Society of America annual meetings in New Orleans with an inspirational speech on 5 November 2007. Also at this meeting, the Crop Science Journal awarded CIMMYT …


Borlaug scholarship for children of national staff

October 26, 2007

The Borlaug Scholarship Committee is pleased to announce it is now accepting scholarship applications for the second semester student scholarship for 2007. Children of national staff in Mexico are eli …


Special mention for CIMMYT wheat poster

October 26, 2007

A poster on a CIMMYT-led project to establish a system for assessing wheat grain quality in the main wheat-producing areas of Mexico received special mention at the 1st Latin American International Co …


Award from AgroBIO-México to Silverio García

October 19, 2007

In a gala ceremony on 18 October at the National Anthropology and History Museum of Mexico, AgroBio-México recognized Silverio García’s PhD thesis as one of the best in the country. AgroBio-México is …


Wheat agronomy student in the Bell Medal finals

August 14, 2007

CIMMYT wheat agronomist Bram Govaerts has informed the editors that Sarah Chambers, a student with CIMMYT’s wheat agronomy team in summer 2005, was one of the finalists of the 2006 Bell Medal of the U …