Announcement for Honorary Membership (HM) at CWARice
Central and West Asian Rice Center (CWARice) established to develop and improve rice production and processing in CWA region countries. CWARice with three main principals; Collaboration, Coordination and Cooperation (C.C.P) and also creating synergies and experience exchange between Central and West Asian countries including: Iran, Azerbaijan, Turkey, Iraq, Tajikistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Afghanistan, Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan tries to enhance their rice sustainability as well as food security.
With the consensus among (plenipotentiaries) delegates from above-mentioned countries as well as representatives of international organizations such as FAO, ECO and IDB, and with the agreement and support of International Rice Research Institute (IRRI), Agricultural Research, Education and Extension Organization (AREEO) of I. R. of Iran and the Governor's Office of Guilan, Central and West Asian Rice Center (CWARice) as the first regional rice center in the world established on 12 September 2011, in Rasht, Iran. The covered region by CWARice includes 10 previously mentioned countries, but it could include more than 20 proposed countries (including Russia, India, and Pakistan, etc.).
Central and West Asian Rice Center (CWARice) is a nonprofit organization without political boundaries dedicated to developing sustainable agricultural - rice industry and technology transferring for improving food security & health of producers and consumers in CWA region. Indeed, identifying, organizing and creating a network of CWARice activists for empowering rice sector of CWA region in a wide range of counseling and policymaking, as the centerpiece of decisions and actions, will play an effective role in sustainable development of rice sector of CWA region.
Therefore, in order to actualize leading and strategic role of CWARice especially for its purposeful and effective actions in CWA region, It is inviting all activists in the field of rice research, education, production, trade and industry, including professors, agricultural graduates, researchers, leading producers, active NGOs and private companies, with a minimum of 5 years of experience under terms of capacity and responsibility to collaborate as the honorary member under below categories:
Decision makers (Policy Maker, Decision Maker, Scientist & Policy Maker, Scientist & Decision Maker, Consultor), Stackholders (Rice Experts, Technicians, Scientists), Beneficiaries (Manufacturer, Industrialist, Producer, Businessman, Farmer, Active Rice R&D Cos.,( Rice Miller, Rice Producer Co., Rice By-product Firms, Rice Industry Co., Consulting Firms, Agroecoturism Co., Agroecology Active Co.))
Identifying and organizing regional - international rice activists in CWA region to expand the participation of a wider range of actors and beneficiaries from public and private sectors and NGOs for a targeted and more effective presence in the rice society of Central and West Asia.
Establishing a targeted regional activists’ network in the field of rice production, market, industry, as well as rice byproducts in the form of a cross-border rice union.
Improving economy of rice production, job creation, income generation, and the prosperity of the rice business market in Central and West Asia, focused on the activists of the private and public sectors
Any other main activities, which would result in Sustainable development of rice production at national, regional and international levels.
Application for Honorary Membership (HM)
Applicants should apply through filling up all items of field below. Also, endorsement form is downloadable in the top right side of this page. It must be filled out and signed by applicants. Then, it should be uploaded in the related field of online application form.
Documents of nominees would be assessed and after confirmation, honorary members will be determined in three degrees: Gold star, Gold and Silver based on results of concerned evaluation. Finally, their honorary membership cards will be issued only to identify well-experienced activists of CWARice in rice sector of Central-West Asia to make a Regional Union for Rice Technology Development Activists and has no other legal value.