Dr Xuhua Zhong is the 2014 IFA Norman Borlaug Award Laureate for his extension work on rice nutrient management in China
Paris, France, 24 March 2014 – Dr. Xuhua Zhong is the 2014 IFA Norman Borlaug Award laureate for excellence in crop nutrition knowledge transfer.  IFA is pleased to recognize Dr. Zhong’s exemplary extension work on nitrogen use efficiency. The recognition of his work is most relevant given the Chinese context in which nitrogen use efficiency improvements have come to the forefront of the sustainable development agenda.