Mozambique's Best National Researcher 2013
Posted: November 16, 2013
Mozambique's 2013 Best National Researcher, Magalhaes Miguel, described this achievement:
"This is the first time that the Ministry of Agriculture is organizing such [an] event to recognize the contribution of Ag research for alleviating hunger and poverty among rural populations in Mozambique.
Magalhaes was presented with a diploma of honor and 200,000 MT, as well as research funding for 3-5 years and additional prestigious awards.
Magalhaes acknowledged support from "Dr. Jonathan Lynch, the McKnight Foundation, the IIAM leadership, colleagues at IIAM (specially Dr. Amane, Soares and Celestina), and all my other colleagues in Mozambique and abroad; my mother Halima Uarire, my brothers and sisters, specially my brother Mário Miguel" and dedicated the Prize to "my wife Benencia, and my two little girls Cibelle and Cindy for their patience, support and love."
Photos from the award ceremony, chaired by the President of Mozambique, are here: https://plus.google.com/photos/112657855048553745287/albums/5945693412531231553