Posts Tagged ‘award’

Tony Fischer awarded the Order of Australia

August 14, 2007

Former CIMMYT wheat program director and retired program manager at the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR), Tony Fischer, was awarded the Order of Australia as part of t …


Award for Ravi Singh

August 10, 2007

CIMMYT Distinguished Scientist Ravi Singh has yet another honor to add to his growing collection. He has been awarded the 2007 International Service in Crop Science Award, given by the Crop Science So …


Award to Jonathan Crouch

July 27, 2007

Jonathan Crouch, director of Genetic Resources and Enhancement (GREU) is one of three scientists to win the very first Japan International Award for Young Agricultural Researchers. He is the only one …


Borlaug: green revolution to gold standard

July 13, 2007

On Tuesday at a ceremony in the United States Congress, Norman Borlaug was awarded the Congressional Gold Medal of Honor, the highest civilian award the American government can give. Global Wheat Prog …


Borlaug to receive highest US honor

July 6, 2007

Norman Borlaug will receive the highest civilian honor the United States of America can bestow at a ceremony in Washington DC this coming Tuesday, 17 July. The Congressional Gold Medal will be present …


Trustee Çakmak given 2007 Derek Tribe Award

June 30, 2007

CIMMYT Board member and Professor at Sabanci University, Istanbul, Turkey, Ismail Çakmak, has received the prestigious 2007 Derek Tribe Award of Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engine …


Outstanding again!

June 8, 2007

For the second year in a row CIMMYT has been giving a ranking of “outstanding” in the annual performance measurement conducted by the CGIAR. CIMMYT was one of only two CGIAR centers to reach this, the …


The US National Academy of Sciences honors

May 4, 2007

Indian Agricultural Economist and former Director of CIMMYT’s Economics Program, Prabhu Pingali, was among 72 new members and 18 foreign associates inducted into the United States National Academy of …


Australian Nuffield Scholars ask searching questions of CIMMYT researchers

March 2, 2007

Eleven winners of the prestigious 2006 Nuffield Farming Scholarships in Australia visited CIMMYT during 5-7 March 2007, as part of a study tour covering three continents and diverse farming systems an …


Message from Masa: 2006 King Baudouin Award for CIMMYT work in sub-Saharan Africa

December 15, 2006

Masa Iwanaga, CIMMYT Director General, accepts the King Baudouin Award on behalf of the organization in Washington, DC.


Delbert Hess’ work is recognized

November 10, 2006

Former CIMMYT maize program director Delbert Hess has received the Genetics and Plant Breeding Award for Industry from the Crop Science Society of America and the US National Council of Commercial Pla …


Paper wins award

October 22, 2006

A scientific paper which includes among its authors CIMMYT scientists Jose Crossa, Suketoshi Taba and Uruguayan researcher and CIMMYT partner Jorge Franco has been given an award by the prestigious jo …


Award for Zhonghu He

July 28, 2006

Zhonghu He, CIMMYT Principal Scientist and Country Representative in China received the Taishan Scholars Award, the highest honor for individual scientists from the Shandong Provincial Government. The …