World Federation of
Science Journalists

The CGIAR Awards

This year's award categories are as follows:

The CGIAR King Baudouin Award
The CGIAR Science Award for Promising Young Scientist
The CGIAR Science Award for Outstanding Scientist
The CGIAR Science Award for Outstanding Scientific Support Team
The CGIAR Science Award for Outstanding Partnership
The CGIAR Science Award for Outstanding Scientific Article
The CGIAR Regional Award for Outstanding Agricultural Technology in the Sub-Saharan Africa Region
The CGIAR Award for Outstanding Communications
The CGIAR-FARA Award for Excellence in Agricultural Journalism in Africa (2 awards)

Details on each award, including prize amounts and links to the online nomination forms are available at: http://www.cgiar.org/awards/awardsindex.html

The Awards Ceremony will take place during AGM08 and winners will be offered limited travel support to Maputo, Mozambique, the venue of AGM08.

We look forward to receiving your nominations for the CGIAR Science Awards as well as for the communications and journalism awards. Please note that, except for the Regional Award for Outstanding Technology in the Sub-Saharan Africa Region, each nomination for the science award categories requires the endorsement of a CGIAR Center Director.

The deadline for submitting nominations is August 15, 2008. Queries about the Science Awards should be sent to awards@cgiar.org and queries about the communications awards should be addressed to Laura Ivers laivers@worldbank.org). Questions about the agricultural journalism award should be addressed to Catherine Mgendi (c.mgendi@cgiar.org) or to Francois Stepman (fstepman@fara-africa.org).