This Award is offered every year to an individual for work that has led to significant progress in crop nutrition and that has been communicated successfully to the farmer in the form of practical recommendations.
The applicants are judged on the basis of quality, originality and long-term impact of their work.
Any individual researcher or extensionist whose work concerns the use of fertilizers, from the public or private sector, is eligible for nomination by an IFA member.
The IFA Award alternates along a 4-year cycle as follows:
© Photos: IRRI (left), OCI Nitrogen (middle), Neil Palmer, CIAT (right)