Wednesday, 30 April 2008

ARC Sudan receives prize for Science and Technology of Islamic Development Bank

The selection committee of the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) Prizes for Science and Technology has decided 12/04 to award the prize for S&T in the category "Noted Scientific Research Institutions in IDB least developed countries" to the Agricultural Research Corporation in Sudan.

Agricultural Research Corporation Head Quarters
Wad Medani - Sudan

The prize of a cash award of 100.000 USD and a certificate shall be presented to ARC's Director General professor Azhari Abdelazim Hamada on 4 June 2008 in a special ceremony to be held on the occasion of the 33rd IDB Board of Governors Meeting in Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Profile: Professor Azhari Abdelazim Hamada is Director General of the Agricultural Research Corporation (ARC - Sudan) and is also the Current Board Chairman of ASARECA. He is a specialist in Weed Science - Chemistry of Pesticides.