Christian Andres, formerly a student at ETH Zurich and now working at FiBL, has won the Swiss Forum for International Agricultural Research (SFIAR) Master Thesis Award 2013 for his submission "Fertilization of Dioscorea rotundata with poultry manure: effects on nutrient dynamics and nutrient use efficiencies".
This award is for the year's best masters thesis by a scientist working in a Swiss institution on agricultural research for development (ARD). With this award, the SFIAR aims to directly support agricultural research that is relevant to development as well as to increase the visibility and awareness of Swiss agricultural research for development.
Christian Andreas also received the Hans H. Ruthenberg Award for Graduates for his master thesis. This is an award in the academia of agriculture for diploma or master thesis for research on food security and reduction of poverty in developing countries.
- system-comparison.fibl.org: Farming Systems Comparison in the Tropics
- sfiar.ch: SFIAR Award
- blog.tropentag.de: I Have A Dream – Dialogue with Christian Andres
- stiftung-fiat-panis.de: Hans H. Ruthenberg-Graduierten-Förderpreis
- facebook.com/fiblnews: SFIAR Master Thesis Award 2013 for Christian Andres