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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

 

Country

AWARD

Abukutsa-Onyango

Mary

Kenya

Mentor

Afoakwa

Emmanuel

Ghana

Mentor

Akello

Beatrice

Kenya

Fellow

Akin-Idowu

Pamela

Nigeria

Fellow

Andrade

Maria

Mozambique

Mentor

Edema

Richard

Kenya

Mentor

Gathaara

Violet

Kenya

Fellow

Gruneberg

Wolfgang

Peru-CIP

Research Attachment Supervisor

Jansen van Rensburg

Christine

South Africa

Mentor

Low

Jan

Kenya

Mentor

Magreta

Ruth

Malawi

Fellow

Mahasi

Mabel

Kenya

Fellow

Manhica

Anabela

Mozambique

Fellow

Mbaka

Jesca

Kenya

Fellow

Mkwambisi

David

Malawi

Mentor

Moyib

Kehinde

Nigeria

Fellow

Ngigi

Margaret

Kenya

Mentor

Njuki

Jemimah

Kenya

Mentor

Pimental

Paula

Mozambique

Fellow

Sithole-Niang

Idah

Zimbabwe

AWARD Steering Committee

Tomo

Alda

Mozambique

Fellow

Uaiene

Rafael

Mozambique

Mentor

Wanjohi

Waceke

Kenya

Fellow

Zingore

Shamie

Malawi

Mentor