News - November 10, 2016

Unilever Prize for Development research in Congo

Text:
Albert Sikkema

Paul Hofman, Master’s student of International development studies, won the Unilever Research Prize this year for his final thesis on the dissemination and adoption of agricultural technology in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Every year Unilever’s R&D department allocates 13 prizes to Dutch universities. One outstanding student is selected at each university. The prize consists of a sculpture and 2500 euros.