The search is on for the 2019 Agropolis Fondation Louis Malassis International Scientific Prize for Agriculture and Food as well as the 2019 Olam Prize for Innovation in Food Security.
Now on its 5th edition, the Agropolis Fondation Louis Malassis International Scientific Prize was created in 2009 to recognize the exemplary contribution of scientists in the field as well as to inspire young promising researchers to work towards excellent science in the service of society.
Three Prizes are at stake in the 2019 edition of the Prize.
- The “Young Promising Scientist Prize” which is awarded to a junior scientist with at least five years of professional experience ; and
- The “Distinguished Scientist Prize” is given to a senior scientist with at least 15 years of professional experience ;
- The “Outstanding Career in Agricultural Development” is handed to someone whose professional career is devoted to agricultural development, be it in the field of agriculture and food research, innovation, capacity building, development or policy.