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OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Feb 26, 2016) - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
Dr. Vern Burrows, an emeritus scientist at Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada's (AAFC) Ottawa Research and Development Centre, was presented with The International Scientific and Technological Cooperation Award of the People's Republic of China during a luncheon on February 25, 2016. The award is granted to foreign scientists, engineers, managers, or organizations that have made important contributions to China's bilateral or multilateral scientific and technological cooperation.
"Oats are an important crop that can help us solve many problems related to agriculture, health, and nutrition and I am committed to finding these solutions."
"Dr. Burrows' research has generated a tremendous legacy, not only for Canadian agriculture, but for the advancement of international cooperation addressing global food security challenges."
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