Recipients of Honours

2013 Honours

Development Agriculturist of the Year

Hugh Harries: "In recognition of dedication to bringing together workers in research, development, business and policy-making to identify and disseminate information to support agriculture for development”.

Young Development Agriculturist of the Year

James Brockington: "In recognition of his contribution to international agricultural development and greater understanding of issues of poverty reduction and natural resource management through work with the Best Practices Foundation, Karnataka, India and the Erasmus Mundi Sustainable Tropical Forest Programme , Budongo Forest Reserve, Uganda".

2012 Honours

TAA Award of Merit

Tony Reynolds - "In recognition of his demonstration and promotion of transformational change in agricultural production".

Hugh Brammer - "In recognition of his many years of service to TAA’s publication and advisory work, and his wide ranging professional contribution to agriculture for development".


2011 Honours

Development Agriculturist of the Year:

Dr Nazmul Haq "in recognition of a lifetime’s work on under-utilised crops for the alleviation of poverty, improved nutrition and the enablement of women in poor rural communities”

TAA Award of Merit:

Garry Robertson "for his exemplary service to TAA in his capacity as Chief Editor and Trustee”

John Landers OBE "for his outstanding contribution over many years to the science and practice of conservation agriculture for development”

2010 Honours
 

Award of Merit

FARM Africa: In recognition of the organisation's contribution to agriculture since 1985 through training and support for poor rural communitiesin improving their food security and livelihoods.

African Fellowship Trust and Royal Agricultural College: in recognition of their contribution, through the African Land and Food Fellowship programme, to the development of leadership in African agricultural development http://www.conference.rac.ac.uk/?_id=4639


Amir Kassam: in recognition of his contribution over many years to the sustainability of smallholder agriculture through research, teaching, advocacy and public education.

2009 Honours

Award of Merit

Ian Hill: for his work in the development and analysis of the TAA re-branding questionnaire;

Francis Shaxson: for his work as convenor of the land husbandry group and contribution to conservation agriculture


Development Agriculturalist  of the Year

Phillip Thornton: In recognition of his contribution to international agricultural development through greater understanding of tropical agricultural systems in informing policies to address climate change, land use and poverty alleviation

Young Development Agriculturalist of the Year

Jonathan Stern: In recognition of his contribution to international agricultural development and to greater understanding of issues of poverty reduction and environmental sustainability through work as a Professional Support Volunteer to Asociación de Pequeňos Productores de Talamanca, Costa Rica May 2008 to July 2009.

Awards for Service to the TAA Executive-Committee 

Mike and Mollie Long, Ted Wilmot and Henry Gunston for all their support with the Royal Show Stand