Prof. Kwame Offei has been appointed to serve as a member of the Jury of the Global Confederation of Higher Education Associations for Agriculture and Natural Resources (GCHERA) World Agriculture Prize.
Prof. Offei’s appointment to the pool of Jury of GCHERA follows a recommendation and assessment by the Global Confederation of Higher Education Associations for the Agricultural and Life Sciences (GCHERA), of his leadership in Higher Education, record of research publications, mentoring of young scientists, and service to communities.
The selection of the World Agriculture Prize Laureate is made by an International Jury composed of a panel of distinguished individuals who are knowledgeable in various aspects relating to the agricultural and life sciences – including but not limited to agriculture, forestry, natural resources, food, bio-based products, bioenergy, rural development and the environment.
The members of the Jury are drawn yearly from the Jury Pool which consists of around thirty recognized university professionals and administrators in agriculture from around the world. The individuals drawn from the pool each year will be selected to meet the criteria of regional and disciplinary representation. The full membership of the Jury is published on the GCHERA website (http://bit.ly/3aPGn87).
The GCHERA World Agriculture Prize (WAP) is the international award of the Global Confederation of Higher Education Associations for the Agricultural and Life Sciences (GCHERA). The Prize aims to encourage the development of the mission of higher education institutions in education, research, innovation and outreach in the agricultural and life sciences by recognizing the distinguished contribution of an individual to this mission.