2017 AfricaRice Dr Robert Carsky Award : Dr Etienne Duveiller announcing the winner in the IRS category
AfricaRice Deputy Director General Dr Etienne Duveiller announced the winner in the Internationally Recruited Staff (IRS) category at the 41st Meeting of the AfricaRice Board of Trustees, M’bé Research Station, Côte d’Ivoire, from 10-13 April 2017.
Dr Jonne Rodenburg, Agronomist, received the 2017 AfricaRice Dr Robert Carsky Award on 13 April at the 41st Meeting of the AfricaRice Board of Trustees, M’bé Research Station, Côte d’Ivoire.
He was selected for his outstanding contributions to work on weed management in rice in Africa, strong publication record, support to resource mobilization, partnerships and outreach.
The annual award, which was instituted by AfricaRice in honor of the late Dr Robert Carsky, is conferred on the most outstanding General Support Staff and the most outstanding Internationally Recruited Staff, who have demonstrated high standards of excellence and made extraordinary contributions to rice research, training and research support.
Mrs Rebecca Khelseau-Carsky was invited to hand over the 2017 AfricaRice Dr Robert Carsky Award to the winners.