The 6 member Jury in 2016 was appointed by the GCHERA World Agriculture Prize International Committee. The Jury are anonymous except for the Jury Chair, Dr Milo Shult, formerly Vice President for Agriculture at the University of Arkansas, USA. The other Jury members were 5 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.