• Josef G. Knoll-European Science Award 2012: from the left Dr. Elisabeth Fischer, Prof. Dr. Franz Heidhues, Dr. Nazaire Houssou, Prof. Dr. Walter Horst, Dr. Vanessa Prigge
  • Josef G. Knoll-European Science Award 2012:
    Award winner Dr. Vanessa Prigge
  • Josef G. Knoll-European Science Award 2012:
    Award winner Dr. Elisabeth Fischer
  • Josef G. Knoll-European Science Award 2012:
    Award winner Dr. Nazaire Houssou
  • Josef G. Knoll-European Science Award 2012: Laudator Prof. Dr. Franz Heidhues
  • Josef G. Knoll-European Science Award 2012: Hand over of certificate by Dr. A. Fadani to award winner Dr. Vanessa Prigge
  • Josef G. Knoll-European Science Award 2012: Hand over of certificate to award winner Dr. Elisabeth Fischer
  • Josef G. Knoll-European Science Award 2012: Hand over of certificate by Dr. A. Fadani to award winner Dr. Nazaire Houssou

Award winners 2012

Dr. Vanessa Prigge
University of Hohenheim, 2012
“Implementation and Optimization of the Doubled Haploid Technology for Tropical Maize (Zea mays L.) Breeding Programs”
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Dr. Nazaire Houssou
University of Hohenheim, 2010
“Operational Poverty Targeting by Proxy Means Tests Models and Policy Simulations for Malawi”
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Dr. Elisabeth Fischer
University of Goettingen, 2012
“Determinants and Impacts of Smallholder Collective Action in Kenya“
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The prize was awarded on September 19, 2012 at the Tropentag at the Georg-August University of Goettingen. The prize winners received Euro 10,000 each for their scientific work, which is a recognizable contribution to the improvement of the nutritional situation in developing countries.