Wally Huffman passed away

We are saddened by the death of Wally Huffman. He was an important part of the ICABR family since its beginning. His papers and presentations contributed to our understanding of the impact of agricultural technology on farmers and consumers and how consumer attitudes towards technology are formed. His questions and comments improved our discussions and research. He helped in the planning of our conferences. He will be missed. Our condolences go out to his family.

David Zilberman awarded Wolf Prize in Agriculture, 2019

Dr. David Zilberman, professor of agricultural and resource economics at the University of California – Berkeley, was awarded the 2019 Wolf Prize in Agriculture.

The Wolf Prize is an annual international award since 1970s, recognizing six categories: agriculture, chemistry, mathematics, medicine, physics, and the arts. Dr. Zilberman is one of 329 elite to be honored across the world as a Wolf Award recipients.

David is one of the founders of the ICABR conference, with Vittorio Santaniello and Robert Evenson. David has a passion for agricultural development and innovation as it applies to biotechnology and the bioeconomy. He has been a staunch supporter of technology advancement in developed and developing countries.

The Board of Directors of the International Consortium on Applied Bioeconmy Research would like to extend a heartfelt congratulations to David for being awarded such a distinguished prize. His contributions to research and teaching make him a very deserving recipient.

Dr. David Zilbermann’s personal blog and response to his Award. >>> Click Here

To learn more about Dr. Zilbermand and his work, check out the February 2019 featured article on Globes – No genetic engineering means people die.