SEARCA: Dioscoro L. Umali Achievement Award in Agricultural Development 2019

Deadline: 31 May 2019

SEARCA is seeking nominations for its The Dioscoro L. Umali Achievement Award in Agricultural Development 2019 to Honor Excellence and Leadership, Service and Development in Southeast Asia.

The award recognizes exemplary individuals in Southeast Asia who have contributed to the advancement of agricultural development in the region as exemplified by Dr. Dioscoro L. Umali, the first Director of the Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) and a renowned development practitioner.

It covers achievements along the full range of fields that contribute to agricultural development including plant and animal sciences, land and water management, environment and natural resource management, technology development, social organization, food security, poverty reduction, economics and business, and policy and governance, among others.

The award is given biennially and comes with a cash prize of USD 10,000 and a plaque.

Eligibility Criteria

The award is open to living nationals of any Southeast Asian country whose work in the region has resulted in an exceptionally significant impact on the development of agriculture and the improvement of the quality of life in rural communities in the region, especially among small farmers.

How to Apply

Applicants can download the nomination form via given website.

For more information, please visit http://www.searca.org/index.php/scholarship/dl-umali-award

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