GFAR Executive Secretary Mark Holderness recently attended the Annual General Meeting of the Tropical Agriculture Association (TAA), where he received the Development Agriculturalist award for championing the views of farmers and their organisations, placing them at the centre of the international research agenda.

The award for Young Development Agriculturalist was awarded to JB Madhukesh, for improving the incomes and livelihoods of farmers in Karnataka, India, through business partnerships linked to capacity building services. 

Awards of merit were awarded to Terry Wiles, in recognition of outstanding support to TAA’s London and South-East Branch programme, and to the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Agriculture and Food for Development. And to Brian Sims, in recognition of outstanding contributions, as author, book reviewer andtechnical editor, to the improvement of the TAA’s Journal Agriculture forDevelopment.

Learn more about TAA, a Partner in GFAR, on their website