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Oct 11, 2011
Winners of ACSS AWARDS 2011

Two AWARD participants were among the four outstanding scientists who received Council Awards at the 10th African Crop Science Society Conference in Maputo, Mozambique (October 10-13, 2011).

Two AWARD participants were among the four outstanding scientists who received Council Awards at the 10th African Crop Science Society Conference in Maputo, Mozambique (October 10-13, 2011).

The four winners were:

  • Professor Monty Jones (FARA, Sierra Leone)
  • Professor Kasem Zaki Ahmed (Minia University, Egypt)
  • Professor Joyce Kikafunda (Makerere University, Uganda)
  • Dr. John S. Tenywa (Makerere University, Uganda)

Congratulations to the winners, especially to Dr. Joyce Kikafunda, a 2009 AWARD Mentor, and Dr. John Tenywa, an AWARD trainer.

The following AWARD Fellows presented papers at the ACSS Conference:

  • Betty Chalamila, Tanzania
  • Lilian Kirimi, Kenya
  • Justina Lawal, Nigeria
  • Esther Lugwana, Uganda
  • Phoebe Mwaniki, Kenya
  • Charlotte Oduro-Yeboah, Ghana
  • Jennifer Quao, Ghana

Many other AWARD Fellows and Mentors also attended the conference (see list below).

AWARD Attendees at ACSS Conference October 10-13, 2011 Maputo, Mozambique

Name CountryAWARD
Abukutsa-OnyangoMaryKenyaMentor
AfoakwaEmmanuelGhanaMentor
AkelloBeatriceKenyaFellow
Akin-IdowuPamelaNigeriaFellow
AndradeMariaMozambiqueMentor
EdemaRichardKenyaMentor
GathaaraVioletKenyaFellow
GrunebergWolfgangPeru-CIPResearch Attachment Supervisor
Jansen van RensburgChristineSouth AfricaMentor
LowJanKenyaMentor
MagretaRuthMalawiFellow
MahasiMabelKenyaFellow
ManhicaAnabelaMozambiqueFellow
MbakaJescaKenyaFellow
MkwambisiDavidMalawiMentor
MoyibKehindeNigeriaFellow
NgigiMargaretKenyaMentor
NjukiJemimahKenyaMentor
PimentalPaulaMozambiqueFellow
Sithole-NiangIdahZimbabweAWARD Steering Committee
TomoAldaMozambiqueFellow
UaieneRafaelMozambiqueMentor
WanjohiWacekeKenyaFellow
ZingoreShamieMalawiMentor

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