• Award ceremony Ruthenberg-Graduate Award: 2019: from the left Award winner Birigt Bierschenk, Award winner Martin Paul jr. Tabe-Ojong
  • Award ceremony Ruthenberg-Graduate Award 2019: Presentation of the award by Dr. A. Fadani
  • Award ceremony Ruthenberg-Graduate Award 2019: Award winner Birigt Bierschenk
  • Award ceremony Ruthenberg-Graduate Award 2019: Award winner Martin Paul jr. Tabe-Ojong
  • Award ceremony Ruthenberg-Graduate Award 2019: Laudator Prof. Dr. Jochen C. Reif
  • Award ceremony Ruthenberg-Graduate Award 2019: Certificate handed over by Dr. A. Fadani to Award winner Birgit Bierschenk
  • Award ceremony Ruthenberg-Graduate Award 2019: Certificate handed over by Dr. A. Fadani to Award winner Martin Paul jr. Tabe-Ojong
  • Award ceremony Ruthenberg-Graduate Award 2019: from the left Prof. Dr. Michael Frei und Prof. Dr. Mathias Becker, both University of Bonn, Award winner Birgit Bierschenk, Award winner Martin Paul jr. Tabe-Ojong, Jury member Prof. Dr. Jochen C. Reif

AWARD WINNER 2019

Bierschenk, Birgit
University of Bonn, 2018
“Rice wild relatives under different iron stress regimes – growth parameters, yield and grain quality factors”
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Tabe-Ojong, Martin Paul jr.
University of Bonn, 2017
"A double hurdle model of the impacts of improved chickpea adoption on smallholder commercialization in Ethiopia (panel analysis)”
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The prize was presented on September 18, 2019 at the Tropentag at the University of Kassel. The award winners received Euro 2,500 each for their master thesis, which is a recognizable contribution to the improvement of the nutritional situation in developing countries.