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Awards & Distinctions
Year Title of the Award Description
2010 South-South Cooperation Excellence Award 2010 to AfricaRice from UNDP Special Unit for South-South Cooperation In recognition of “The NERICA Solution: Symbol of South-South Cooperation” at the Global South-South Development Expo 2010, 22-26 Nov 2010, Geneva, Switzerland in Geneva
  Officier de l’Ordre du Mérite, Government of Senegal to Dr Papa Abdoualye Seck, AfricaRice Director General (2006 – to date) Dr Seck received this honor for distinguished services to Senegal
  “Outstanding” World Bank rating AfricaRice received the “Outstanding” rating from the World Bank based on scientific, administrative and financial indicators
  Outstanding Young Scientist Award of CGIAR to Dr Jonne Rodenburg Dr Rodenburg received this award for his contribution to the development of integrated approaches to managing parasitic weeds of rice.
  Outstanding Communication Award of CGIAR to Dr Paul Van Mele Dr Van Mele received this award for the successful Rice Rural Learning Initiative based on farmer-to-farmer videos on improved rice production practices.
     

2009

Chevalier de l’Ordre du Mérite Agricole to Dr Papa Abdoulaye Seck, AfricaRice Director General (2006 – to date) This title was conferred on Dr Seck for his significant contribution to agricultural science for Africa.
  Japan International Award for Young Agricultural Researchers to Mr Amos Onasanya Mr Onasanya from AfricaRice received this award for his contribution to the molecular characterization/pathotyping of major rice diseases and insect pests in Africa.
     

2008

Outstanding Partnership Award of CGIAR to AfricaRice Rice Network “ROCARIZ” ROCARIZ received the award for successfully fostering a high level of national involvement in collaborative research to improve rice productivity.
     

2007

Medal of Honor of CORAF/WECARD to Dr Papa Abdoualye Seck, AfricaRice Director General (2006 – to date) Dr Seck was recognized for his outstanding support to agricultural research in West and Central Africa
     

2006

Burkina Faso Presidential Prize to Dr Moussa Sié Dr Sié received this prize for the success of new rice varieties which are helping to increase the rice productivity and production in Burkina Faso
  Japan International Koshihikari Rice Prize to Dr Moussa Sié Dr Sié from AfricaRice received this prize for his significant contributions to rice production in sub-Saharan Africa through the development of the lowland NERICA varieties.
  United Nations Award for South-South Triangular Partnership to AfricaRice This award is presented for championing the South-South agenda.

AfricaRice received this award because of its pioneering efforts in brokering North-South partnerships in order to create varieties of rice applicable to conditions in the South.

     

2005

Certificate of recognition from FARA to Dr Papa Abdoualye Seck, AfricaRice Director General (2006 – to date) Dr Seck received this honor for his significant contribution to agricultural research in Africa
  Chevalier de l’Ordre National du Lion, Government of Senegal to Dr Papa Abdoualye Seck, AfricaRice Director General (2006 – to date) Dr Seck received this title for distinguished services to Senegal
     
2004 World Food Prize to Dr Monty Jones Known informally as the “Nobel Prize for Food and Agriculture,” this prize recognizes individuals who have increased the quality, quantity, or availability of food in the world.
 
Dr Jones received this prize for his discovery of the genetic process to create the NERICA at AfricaRice.
     

2003

Grand Prix du Président de la République du Sénégal pour les Sciences to AfricaRice and partners AfricaRice scientific team based in Senegal and their partners received this award for the adaptation and dissemination of the ASI thresher, the most widely used rice thresher in the country
     

2001

Commandeur dans l’ordre du mérite Ivoirien to Dr Kanayo F. Nwanze,  AfricaRice Director General (1996-2006) Dr Nwanze received this title for distinguished services to West and Central Africa
  Officier dans l’ordre du Mérite Ivoirien to Drs Monty Jones, Kouame Miezan, Sitapha Diatta, and Mark Etsiba Drs Jones, Miezan, Diatta, and Etsiba received this title for their contributions to rice R&D and research support
     
2000 King Baudouin International Agricultural Research Award of CGIAR presented to AfricaRice (ex-WARDA). This award is given for significant contribution to the development of the Third World.
 
AfricaRice received this award for the breakthrough in interspecific hybridization of rice and effective participatory approaches in technology dissemination.

Africa Rice Center (AfricaRice)

 

     

AfricaRice is a CGIAR Research Center –
part of a global research partnership
for a food-secure future.
 
It is also an intergovernmental association of
African member countries.
 

 

AfricaRice Headquarters
M’bé Research Station
01 B.P. 2551, Bouaké 01, Côte d'Ivoire
T: +225 31 63 25 78; F: +225 31 63 28 00

AfricaRice Director General’s Office
01 BP 4029, Abidjan 01, Côte d'Ivoire
T: +225 22 48 09 10; F: +225 22 44 26 29

E: AfricaRice@cgiar.org

 

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