ILRI Board Chair Lindsay Falvey, 2019 Crawford Fund Medal awardee, calls on ‘NextGen’ researchers to complete the battle against hunger among the world’s poor

Lindsay Falvey, FTSE, FAIAS, who was presented with the 2019 Crawford Fund Medal during a special World Food Day event at the University of Melbourne on 16 Oct 2019 (photo credit: ILRI/Susan MacMillan).

Lindsay Falvey, chair of the board of trustees of the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), yesterday received the Crawford Fund Medal at a special World Food Day event held on 16 Oct 2019. Falvey then delivered a public lecture on the role of the next generation of scientists in finding solutions to global challenges.

This special World Food Day event was co-hosted by the Crawford Fund and the University of Melbourne’s Faculty of Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences.

Falvey was bestowed the 2019 Crawford Fund Medal for ‘remaining practically and passionately committed, for over four decades, to the international contributions agricultural science makes to food security.’. . .