Research Western

Norman Borlaug Award for Field Research and Application

Recognizing science-based achievement in agriculture or food production by an individual under 40 (as of World Food Day, October 16) who has demonstrated intellectual courage, stamina, and drive in the fight to eliminate global hunger and poverty.

The award will honor an individual who is working closely and directly “in the field” or at the production or processing level with farmers, animal herders, fishers or others in rural communities, in any discipline or enterprise across the entire food production, processing, and distribution chain

Nomination Process

Any individual or organization with a direct knowledge of the nominee’s work can nominate. Self-nominations are not accepted. 

A complete nomination involves only completion of the online form, which includes:

Nominations must be submitted online in English

Deadline

The nomination submission deadline for this award is June 30, 2015

Contact

Potential nominators and nominees are encouraged to consult with Julaine Hall at Research Development & Services (julaine.hall@uwo.ca) regarding this opportunity

Website: http://www.worldfoodprize.org/index.cfm?nodeID=39531&audienceID=1