Felix Dapare Dakora

-Professor at the Chemistry Department, Tshwane University of Technology, Pretoria, South Africa
-ISC Fellow

Professor Felix Dapare Dakora obtained his PhD degree from the University of Western Australia, Perth, in 1989. He held a South African Research Chair in Agrochemurgy and Plant Symbioses at the Tshwane University of Technology, South Africa (2007-2021). He was President of the African Academy of Sciences (2017-2023).

He is a Fellow of the African Academy of Sciences, Member of the Academy of Sciences of South Africa, Fellow of the Royal Society of South Africa, TWAS Fellow, and Foreign Fellow of the Chinese Academy of Engineering. He is Distinguished Professor at China Agricultural University, Distinguished Professor at Hebei Agricultural University, China, Adjunct Professor at Durban University of Technology, South Africa, and was Adjunct Professor at the University of Western Australia, (2012 – 2021).

Prof Dakora is a Member of the External Advisory Board of Una Europa, and was a Member of the International Advisory Board of the University of Helsinki (2020 to 2023). Prof Dakora won the UNESCO-Equatorial Guinea International Prize for Research in the Life Sciences (2012), the African Union Kwame Nkrumah Continental Science Excellence Award (2016), and the Agropolis Foundation-Louis Malassis International Scientific Prize for Agriculture and Food (2021).

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