Director of the Institute
Vozhehova Raisa Anatoliivna – Doctor of Agricultural Sciences, Professor, Аcademician of the National Academy of Agrarian Sciences, Honored Science and Technology Worker of Ukraine.
According to the Order of the Presidium of the National Academy of Agrarian Sciences of Ukraine of June 30, 2010 Raisa Anatoliivna leads the Institute of Irrigated Agriculture.
Vozhehova R.A. was appointed to the Head of the Scientific Support Center of Agricultural production in Kherson region.
In November, 2016 she was elected a Corresponding Member of the National Academy of Agrarian Sciences.
She is a head of the Academic Council of the Institute of Irrigated Agriculture of NAAS, a member of the economic reforms committee of the Kherson Regional State Administration.
She is an author of 12 rice varieties and 7 winter wheat varieties, of which 9 rice varieties and 3 winter wheat varieties are included to the State Register of Plant Varieties Suitable for Dissemination in Ukraine.
She published more than 600 scientific works, of which 46 monographs, 8 schoolbooks, 68 methodological recommendations, 39 authorship certificates and patents.
Raisa Anatoliivna Vozhehova takes active part in training of the scientific specialists. She is a Professor of the Plant science, Genetics, Plant Breeding and Seed Science Department of the Kherson State Agricultural University, where she conducts Plant Science courses. She has got her own scientific school. 10 post-graduate students successfully defended their Candidate Theses under her leadership. 6 post-graduate students continue studying now.
According to the decision of the Attestative Collegium of October 10, 2013 (protocol 7/01-P) she was conferred a scientific title of Professor in the specialty 06.01.02 – Agricultural melioration.
For the productive scientific work, high professionalism, significant input in working out and introduction in agricultural production of new developments and scientific achievements of forming the national plant varieties resources she was awarded with: Diploma of the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine, Diploma and Distinction Mark of the Presidium of the National Academy of Agrarian Sciences of Ukraine, Diploma of the Kherson Regional State Administration, Diploma of the Kherson Regional Rada, Diploma of the Ukrainian Institute of Plant Varieties Expertise, and Diplomas of the Head Office of Agroindustrial Development of Kherson Region, Regional Water Resources Management Office, Kherson Mayor, State Office of Environmental Protection in Kherson Region, etc.
Also Vozhehova R.A. was awarded with Diplomas for participation in the all-state projects: “Agroindustrial complex of Ukraine: nowadays and future – 2011” in the nominee “Leader of the Branch – 2011” and “Agrarian Ukraine: Leader of the Branch”; she was a winner in the nominee “Maternal Pride” of the project “Woman-mother – Keeper of the Family”.
On October 13, 2017 she was assigned with Medal “Patriot of the Kherson Region”.
According to the Order of the President of Ukraine No. 500 of August 24, 2012 Raisa Anatoliivna Vozhehova was awarded with the title of “Honored Science and Technology Worker of Ukraine”.
For a significant personal contribution to the implementation of scientifically proved agriculture systems of the South of Ukraine, long-termed diligent work and high professionalism Raisa Anatoliivna was awarded with Diploma and Medal of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine (Order of the Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine No. 642 dated September 30, 2014).
For a significant personal contribution to the development of Ukrainian science, long-termed diligent work and high professionalism the Director of the Institute of Irrigated Agriculture of NAAS was awarded with Diploma of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine (No. 26034 dated August 19, 2015).