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Award: Best scientific paper on sweetpotato

July 30

For a second year, the Sweetpotato for Profit and Health Initiative (SPHI) has announced an award to recognize the best scientific paper published in 2017 on sweetpotato.

Through a generous endowment established by Dr. Jan W. Low, a principle scientist at the International Potato Center and a 2016 World Food Prize Laureate, a prize of US$500 will be presented to the publication’s lead author. The award is intended to be split among the co-authors.

The deadline to receive applications is 30 July, 2018, with the winner scheduled to be announced during the annual SPHI meeting, to be held 24 – 27 September, 2018.

See here for full details, including judging criteria and how to enter. 


July 30