Past Recipients

All winners of the IFA Normal Borlaug Award are eligible to sit on the panel of recipients.

The panel has been established to recommend ways to make the Award an ever more effective tool for promoting ongoing research to improve efficient and environmentally friendly plant nutrition.

2017
Heitor Cantarella
Director of the Soil and Environmental Resources Center of the Agronomic Institute of Campinas in Brazil
2016
Tekalign Mamo
Distinguished soil scientist and former Ethiopian State Minister of Agriculture
2015
Michael McLaughlin
Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), Australia
2014
Xuhua Zhong
Rice Research Institute, Guangdong Academy of Agricultural Sciences, China
2013
Abdul Rashid
Pakistan Academy of Sciences, Pakistan
2012
Greta Gabinete
Research and Development Center, West Visayas State University, Philippines
2012
Rikin Gandhi
Digital Green, a non-governmental organization
2011
Roland Buresh
International Rice Research Institute (IRRI), Philippines
2010
Jiyun Jin
Soil and Fertilizer Institute, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS) and International Plant Nutrition Institute (IPNI), China
2009
André Bationo
Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA), Ghana
2008
Achim Dobermann
International Rice Research Institute (IRRI), Philippines
2007
Fusuo Zhang
College of Resources and Environmental Sciences, China Agricultural University, China
2006
John Ryan
International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA), Syria
2005
Ismail Çakmak
Sabanci University in Istanbul, Turkey
2004
Kenneth G. Cassman
Department of Agronomy and Horticulture, University of Nebraska, USA
2003
Vethaiya T. Balasubramanian (Bala)
International Rice Research Institute (IRRI), Philippines
2002
Mark M. Alley
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, USA
2001
Milkha S. Aulakh
Punjab Agricultural University, India
2000
Graeme Blair
School of Rural Science and Natural Resources, University of New England, Australia
1999
Bernardo van Raij
Instituto Agronômico Campinas, Brazil
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1998
Wilfried Werner
Institute for Agricultural Chemistry, University of Bonn, Germany
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1997
Bao Lin
Soil and Fertilizer Institute, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS), China
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1996
Uzi Kafkafi
Faculty of Agriculture, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
1995
Alfredo Scheid Lopes
Escola Superior de Agricultura de Lavras, Brazil
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1994
A.E. (Johnny) Johnston
Rothamsted Research, United Kingdom
1994
Cynthia A. Grant
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Canada
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1993
Jian-Chang Xie
Institute of Soil Science, Academia Sinica, China