Jul 25, 2013

Dr N. Soobratee won the 3rd Africa-wide Women and Young ProfessionalsinScience Competitions

CTA/FARA/IFS/ANAFE/RUFORUM/NPCA/AGRA 3rd Africa-wide Women and Young Professionals in Science Competitions: 6th Africa Agriculture Science Week and FARA GA, Accra, Ghana

Twenty finalists; 10 for each category of the Africa-wide Women and Young Professionals in Science Competitions, ‘Feeding 1 Billion in Africa in a Changing World’, will compete for the top five places in each competition on 15–16 July 2013. 

The winners will be announced during the FARA General Assembly from 17–20 July 2013, in Accra, Ghana. The full papers of all 45 semi-finalists will be published in the third volume of  ‘Agricultural Innovations for Sustainable Development: Contributions from the 2012/2013 African Women and Young Professionals in Science Competitions’. Click the links to view the final program and read the abstracts.

Dr Driver who attended the meeting informed the Faculty that Nafiisa Sobratee (our former PhD student) won the 1st prize. She presented the following paper: Valorization of poultry litter to compost: an assessment of the pathogen reduction potential. 
The award aimed at recognising the contribution to science and development on the continent.

Congratulations - On behalf of the Faculty.

1 comment:

Nawsheen Hosenally said...

Congrats to Nafisah for a well-deserved prize!

I was lucky to be at the conference and met her there! :)

Keep up the great work!