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Global Confederation of Higher Education Associations for Agricultural and Life Sciences

9th GCHERA World Conference

9th GCHERA World Conference

  • 01 Nov 2017
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The Conference addressed Global Food Security and Food Safety: the Role of Universities and was held at Nanjing Agrciultural University, PR China on 28 and 29 October 2017. The Conference explored the role and contribution of agricultural and life science universities in research, education, outreach and engagement in policymaking to address the global challenge of Read More

GCHERA General Assembly 2017

  • 29 Oct 2017
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The GCHERA General Assembly was held on Sunday 29 October 2017 at Nanjing Agricultural University during the 9th GCHERA World Conference. John Kennelly was elected President for a third term of office. Ylva Hillbur, Pro-Vice-Chancellor with responsibility for international relations at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU), was elected Vice President. Maggi Linington, Executive Read More

GCHERA Laureate 2017 Award Ceremony

  • 28 Oct 2017
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Professor Dirk INZÉ, Director  of the VIB – Ghent University Center for Plant Systems Biology, Belgium, was awarded the ‘2017 GCHERA World Agriculture Prize (WAP)’ at a ceremony at Nanjing Agricultural University on Saturday 28 October. Professor Dirk INZÉ becomes the 5th GCHERA Laureate. This award recognizes Dirk INZÉ’s exceptional and significant life time achievements Read More

GFAR Announces new Chair and Vice Chair

  • 21 Jul 2017
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GFAR proudly announces the appointment of our new Chair and Vice-Chair who will lead GFAR into its next phase At their meeting in June 2017, the GFAR Steering Committee appointed Ms. Bongiwe N. Njobe from South Africa as Chair of GFAR. She is joined by Mr. Raffaele Maria Maiorano from Italy as Vice-Chair. In just a short time since their Read More

June Update from GCHERA President

  • 28 Jun 2017
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President John Kennelly reported to GCHERA members the recent activities of GCHERA: GCHERA World Agriculture Prize 2017, GCHERA World Conference 2017 – October 28-30 Nanjing, GCHERA General Assembly 2017 – October 28 Nanjing, Global Forum on Agricultural Research (GFAR), IICA-GFAR meeting – February 2017, Rome Read More