Monday, March 31, 2014

Ethiopian scientist Dr.Segenet Kelemu awarded the L’Oréal-UNESCO prize

Ethiopian scientist Dr.Segenet Kelemu awarded the L’Oréal-UNESCO prize

Laureate for Africa and the Arab States, Doctor Segenet Kelemu Director General, International Center for Insect Physiology and Ecology (ICIPE) is honored for improving the resistance and productivity of tropical and sub-tropical forage grasses via the use of microorganisms.

 
The 16th Annual L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Awards were held in Paris - Sorbonne’s historic lecture hall tonight, before an audience of stars from the worlds of science, economics, academia and culture. Five outstanding researchers were awarded the L’Oréal-UNESCO prize by Irina Bokova, Director-General of UNESCO, Jean-Paul Agon, Chairman and CEO of L’Oréal and Chairman of the L’Oréal Foundation, and Professor Günter Blobel, Winner of the Nobel Prize for Medicine and President of the Jury.
Read the whole article at Tigrai online.

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