Thursday, September 10, 2009

Chevalier honor for DG

AfricaRice Director General, Dr Papa A Seck was honored by the French Government with the Chevalier de l’Ordre du Mérite Agricole for his service for strengthening agricultural research. His other distinctions include the Chevalier de l’Ordre National du Lion conferred by the Government of Senegal in 2005 for his services to the country; the Certificate of recognition from Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA) in 2005; and the Medal of Honor from the West and Central African Council for Research and Development (CORAF/WECARD) in 2007.