Dr. Baharsjah received the Umali award on 16 January during a ceremony held in Makati, Philippines, hosted by the Dioscoro Luna Umali Foundation, the Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture, and the Philippines’ National Academy of Science and Technology.
Dr. Baharsjah was minister of agriculture in Indonesia (1993-98) and was the first Indonesian elected as chair of the IRRI BOT (1996) and as independent chair of the Food and Agriculture Organization (1997).
He earned his masteral and doctoral degrees in agricultural economics at the University of Kentucky in Lexington (1965) and at the North Carolina State University in Raleigh (1974).
- Former IRRI trustee is Umali Awards recipient
- Indonesian economist conferred the 2013 Dioscoro L. Umali Achievement Award in Agricultural Development
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