27 June 2011, Rome - Presentation of the B.R. Sen Award 2010 by FAO Director-General Jacques Diouf. For 2010, a shared Award is attributed to Mr Ad Spijkers (Netherlands) and to Mr Jean François Gascon (France). The B.R. Sen Award pays tribute to Binay Ranjan Sen, FAO Director-General from 1956 to 1967. The Award is presented annually to the field officer who has made the most outstanding contribution to the advancement of the country or countries to which he or she has been assigned. FAO Conference, 37th Session. FAO headquarters (Plenary Hall).