2022 Call for Nominations for the Board for International Food and Agricultural Development (BIFAD) Awards for Scientific Excellence
The Board for International Food and Agricultural Development (BIFAD) Awards for Scientific Excellence in a Feed the Future Innovation Lab recognize individual researchers and/or research teams for significant achievements originating from work performed under the USAID-funded Feed the Future Innovation Labs. Two awards are anticipated to be given annually (contingent on the submission of eligible nominations):
- Global Innovators Award for an individual researcher or a team of researchers, including researchers at all stages of their post-student career
- Early Innovators Award for students
The awards recognize research efforts that contribute to the interrelated and interdependent objectives of the U.S. government’s Global Food Security Strategy: inclusive and sustainable agriculture-led economic growth, strengthened resilience among people and systems, and a well-nourished population. Nominations are due Monday, January 23, 2023, in the online portal. See the full Call for Nominations for more details.
Who can nominate: Feed the Future Innovation Lab researchers and/or their partners, scientists, peers, donor agencies, the private sector or any individual or group wishing to recognize Feed the Future Innovation Lab contributions to food security, agricultural development and nutrition.
What’s needed to nominate:
- A letter of nomination
- A short biography
- Support letters
- A list of up to 10 significant publications
- Proof of student eligibility (for Early Innovator Award only)
To learn more about the BIFAD Awards for Scientific Excellence and nomination criteria, please view the full call for nominations.