How to Nominate

How to Nominate

The Council for Agricultural Science and Technology (CAST) proudly opens nominations for the 2024 Borlaug CAST Communication Award (BCCA). The award honors the legacy of Dr. Norman E. Borlaug and Dr. Charles A. Black, pioneers in agricultural science and key figures in establishing CAST. The BCCA is presented annually by CAST for outstanding achievement by a scientist, engineer, technologist, or other professional working in the agricultural, environmental, or food sectors for contributing to the advancement of science in the public policy arena. 

Criteria for Nomination

Ideal candidates for the BCCA are those:

We encourage nominations of individuals from all nations who have demonstrated these qualities.

Nomination Process

To nominate a candidate:

Award Presentation

The recipient of the 2024 BCCA will be honored at a side event of the World Food Prize Symposium, where the awardee will have the opportunity to deliver a presentation showcasing their expertise and achievements in agricultural communication.

We invite you to join us in celebrating and recognizing the remarkable individuals making a difference in agricultural, environmental, and food science and technology. Nominate a deserving candidate today for the 2024 Borlaug CAST Communication Award.

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