Friday, March 22, 2013

2013 AfricaRice Dr Robert Carsky Award

At the 33rd AfricaRice Board Meeting,  the 2013 AfricaRice Dr Robert Carsky Award was presented on 22 March to AfricaRice senior scientist Dr Francis E. Nwilene for his outstanding contribution to research and administration and to Ms Amoin Rose Nguessan, for her outstanding contribution to research support.
The annual award, which was instituted by AfricaRice in honor of the late Dr Robert Carsky, is conferred on the most outstanding Internationally Recruited Staff and the most outstanding General Support Staff, who have demonstrated high standards of excellence and made exceptional contributions to rice research, training and research support.
Congratulations to Francis and Rose!

Photo : (from left to right) Ms Amoin Rose Nguessan, Dr Rebecca Khelseau-Carsky, and Dr Francis E. Nwilene at the Dr Robert Carsky Award ceremony held at AfricaRice, Cotonou, Benin, 22 March 2013

1 comment:

  1. Great to see this tribute to Bob: it captures so well the spirit of his commitment to African research by Africans! Congrats to Rose and Francis!