Award Winners

This new section of the LIL website will feature information about LIL award winners, with links to pages and downloadable PDFs.

Board for International Food and Agricultural Development (BIFAD) Award for Scientific Excellence in a Feed the Future Innovation Lab:

Dr. James Beaver, of the University of Puerto Rico, and Dr. Juan Carlos Rosas of the Zamorano Panamerican Agricultural University in Honduras, have been selected as winners of the Board for International Food and Agricultural Development (BIFAD) Award for Scientific Excellence in a Feed the Future Innovation Lab.

They are recognized for their contributions to breeding disease-resistant and drought/heat-tolerant varieties of common bean of diverse market classes under the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Collaborative Research on Grain Legumes, led by Michigan State University.

For more information, see PDF of story
  • James “Jim” Beaver, PI, S01.A4–UPR, Development and Implementation of Robust Molecular Markers and Genetic Improvement of Common and Tepary Beans to Increase Grain Legume Production in Central America and Haiti  PDF

  • Juan Carlos Rosas, PI, S01.A4–UPR, Development and Implementation of Robust Molecular Markers and Genetic Improvement of Common and Tepary Beans to Increase Grain Legume Production in Central America and Haiti  PDF