IFA Science Awards Past Winners


All winners of the IFA Norman 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.

Fang-jie Zhao
2022
Dr.Fang-Jie Zhao
Nanjing Agricultural University, China
Xia Emma Liang
2022
Dr. Xia (Emma) Liang
Faculty of Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences, University of Melbourne, Australia
Jean-Martial Johnson
2022
Jean-Martial Johnson
Africa Rice Center, Côte d'Ivoire
Patrick Brown
2021
Dr. Patrick Brown
University of California-Davis
Pauline Welikhe
2021
Dr. Pauline Welikhe
Research Scientist at Phospholutions
Maarten Everaert
2021
Dr. Maarten Everaert
KU Leuven - Division Soil and Water Management
Claudia Wagner-Riddle
2020
Dr. Claudia Wagner-Riddle
University of Guelph
Andrew Sharpley
2019
Dr. Andrew Sharpley
Distinguished Professor of Soils and Water quality for the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture
Weifeng Zhang
2018
Weifeng Zhang
Professor China Agricultural University
Heitor Cantarella
2017
Heitor Cantarella
Director of the Soil and Environmental Resources Center of the Agronomic Institute of Campinas in Brazil
Tekalign Mamo
2016
Tekalign Mamo
Distinguished soil scientist and former Ethiopian State Minister of Agriculture
Michael McLaughlin
2015
Michael McLaughlin
Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), Australia
Xuhua Zhong
2014
Xuhua Zhong
Rice Research Institute, Guangdong Academy of Agricultural Sciences, China
Abdul Rashid
2013
Abdul Rashid
Pakistan Academy of Sciences, Pakistan
Greta Gabinete
2012
Greta Gabinete
Research and Development Center, West Visayas State University, Philippines
Rikin Gandhi
2012
Rikin Gandhi
Digital Green, a non-governmental organization
Roland Buresh
2011
Roland Buresh
International Rice Research Institute (IRRI), Philippines
Jiyun Jin
2010
Jiyun Jin
Soil and Fertilizer Institute, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS) and International Plant Nutrition Institute (IPNI), China
Andra Bationo
2009
André Bationo
Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA), Ghana
Achim Dobermann
2008
Achim Dobermann
International Rice Research Institute (IRRI), Philippines
Fusuo Zhang
2007
Fusuo Zhang
College of Resources and Environmental Sciences, China Agricultural University, China
John Ryan
2006
John Ryan
International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA), Syria
Ismael Cakmak
2005
Ismail Çakmak
Sabanci University in Istanbul, Turkey
Kenneth Cassman
2004
Kenneth G. Cassman
Department of Agronomy and Horticulture, University of Nebraska, USA
Vethaiya T. Balasubramanian
2003
Vethaiya T. Balasubramanian (Bala)
International Rice Research Institute (IRRI), Philippines
Marl Alley
2002
Mark M. Alley
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, USA
Milkha Aulakh
2001
Milkha S. Aulakh
Punjab Agricultural University, India
Graeme Blair
2000
Graeme Blair
School of Rural Science and Natural Resources, University of New England, Australia
Bernardo Van Raij
1999
Bernardo van Raij
Instituto Agronômico Campinas, Brazil
Profile Photo
1998
Wilfried Werner
Institute for Agricultural Chemistry, University of Bonn, Germany
Profile Photo
1997
Bao Lin
Soil and Fertilizer Institute, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS), China
Profile Photo
1996
Uzi Kafkafi
Faculty of Agriculture, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
Alfredo Scheid Lopes
1995
Alfredo Scheid Lopes
Escola Superior de Agricultura de Lavras, Brazil
Profile Photo
1994
A.E. (Johnny) Johnston
Rothamsted Research, United Kingdom
Cynthia Grant
1994
Cynthia A. Grant
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Canada
Profile Photo
1993
Jian-Chang Xie
Institute of Soil Science, Academia Sinica, China