[ASC-media] Award available for international agricultural research

Cathy Reade creade at squirrel.com.au
Thu Feb 10 18:26:57 EST 2005



In 2000, with the generous support of Dr Brian Booth, AM, FTSE, the Crawford
Fund established The ATSE Crawford Fund Derek Tribe Award to mark the
outstanding contributions of Professor Derek Tribe, AO, OBE, FTSE, the
Foundation Director of The Crawford Fund, to the promotion of international
agricultural research.

The ATSE Crawford Fund Derek Tribe Award is made biennially to a citizen of
a developing country in recognition of their distinguished contributions to
the application of research in agriculture or natural resource management in
a developing country or countries.

Nominations are now invited for the 2005 ATSE Crawford Fund Derek Tribe

The recipient will attend a seminar, or other public event, nominated by The
Crawford Fund, to receive the award and to deliver an address to be termed
The Crawford Fund Derek Tribe Award Address.

In addition, the recipient will undertake a visit of about two weeks to
agricultural centres in Australia with the intention of enhancing networking
and linkages between the recipient's home institution and country with
similar bodies and individuals in Australia.

The inaugural Derek Tribe Award was made in 2001 to Dr Sanjaya Rajaram, a
researcher in the wheat breeding program at the International Maize and
Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) in Mexico. The recipient of the 2003 Derek
Tribe Award was Dr Luis Salazar, Head of the Plant Protection Department,
International Potato Center (CIP), Lima, Peru.

Nomination forms are available from The Crawford Fund Central Office or may
be downloaded from The Crawford Fund website/News & Events page. Nominations
should be returned to The Crawford Fund Derek Tribe Award Selection
Committee, The Crawford Fund, 1 Leonard Street, Parkville, Victoria 3052
Australia Telephone: 61 3 9347 8328   Fax: 61 3 9347 3224   E-mail:
crawford at mira.net http://www.crawfordfund.org

 The Crawford Fund is an activity of the Australian Academy of Technological
Sciences and Engineering
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