The 7 member Jury in 2017 was appointed by the GCHERA World Agriculture Prize International Committee. The Jury is anonymous except for the Jury Chair: Lisa SENNERBY FORSSE, former Vice-Chancellor of the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Sweden and currently President of the Royal Academy of Agriculture and Forestry in Sweden. The other Jury members are 6 senior management academics from universities from different continents around the world – Africa, Asia (2), Central America and Europe.
The GCHERA World Agriculture Prize International Committee does not participate in the selection of the Laureate – that is the sole responsibility of the Jury. The GCHERA World Agriculture Prize International Committee does confirm the Laureate proposed by the Jury.