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Deputy Director General of Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations to join Al Sumait Prize Board of Trustees

Deputy Director General of Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations to join Al Sumait Prize Board of Trustees

Press releases   •   Apr 30, 2019 10:59 UTC

Daniel Gustafson Deputy Director Genral of the United Nations Food and Agrigulture Organization has been officially invited to join the Al Sumait Prize for African Development Board of Trustees. In addition the Board of Trustees has approved an exstention to the nomination period for this $1million prize to the end of May 2019.

The joint winners of Kuwait’s Al-Sumait Prize for African Development for 2018 received their prizes from His Highness the Amir of the State of Kuwait

The joint winners of Kuwait’s Al-Sumait Prize for African Development for 2018 received their prizes from His Highness the Amir of the State of Kuwait

Press releases   •   Nov 30, 2018 06:50 UTC

The 2018 Laureates were Professor Salim S. Abdool Karim, Director of the Centre for the AIDS Program of Research at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa who received half a million dollars. The second half of the prize shared equally by Professor Sheila K. West Vice Chair Research Wilmer Eye Institute at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and the Rakai Health Sciences Program.

The laureate of the US$1million 2017 cycle of the Al-Sumait Prize in the field ofEducation has been announced following its Board of Trustees meeting in Kuwait City

The laureate of the US$1million 2017 cycle of the Al-Sumait Prize in the field ofEducation has been announced following its Board of Trustees meeting in Kuwait City

Press releases   •   Nov 27, 2017 08:00 UTC

Laureate for the 2017 cycle of Al-Sumait Prize for African Development in the field of Education has been endorsed by the Prize’s Board of Trustees for its exemplary work in Education development in Africa. The recipient organization of the US$1million prize of this prestigious award is The African Women Educationalists (FAWE), Nairobi, Kenya.

 Innaugural Al-Sumait Prize winner donates entire one million dollar prize to African Science Development

Innaugural Al-Sumait Prize winner donates entire one million dollar prize to African Science Development

Press releases   •   Oct 24, 2017 09:02 UTC

Oxford Professor Kevin Marsh has donated his entire one million dollar prize winnings from the Al-Sumait Prize for African Development to the furthering of Science and Research development in Africa. The Professor was awarded the prize for his work in Malaria research, at the African Arab Summit in November 2016 in Malabo.

Nomination period closed for Al-Sumait Education Prize, over 50 qualified nominations recieved.

Press releases   •   Aug 01, 2017 00:01 UTC

Kuwait City, August 1, 2017 – The Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences (KFAS) has announced that over 50 nominations from around the world have been received for the 2017 Al-Sumait Prize for African Development in its Education Category, which closed for nominations yesterday (31st August 2017).

Kuwait Al-Sumait Prize For African Development Calls For Nominations For 2017 Education Award

Kuwait Al-Sumait Prize For African Development Calls For Nominations For 2017 Education Award

Press releases   •   Jan 05, 2017 15:33 UTC

Kuwait’s Al-Sumait Prize for African Development has called for nominations for its 2017 award for education. The Education Prize is open to individuals and organizations delivering pioneering contributions across the education spectrum in Africa

Kuwait Al-Sumait Prize For African Development To Continue With Nomination Process Opening For 2017 Education Award

Kuwait Al-Sumait Prize For African Development To Continue With Nomination Process Opening For 2017 Education Award

Press releases   •   Dec 06, 2016 07:27 UTC

Kuwait’s Al-Sumait Prize for African Development said today it will open its 2017 award for education for nominations during December 2016.

Leaders of Arab and African Nations Celebrate Inaugural Awards Ceremony of Al-Sumait Prize For African Development For Health And Food Security

Leaders of Arab and African Nations Celebrate Inaugural Awards Ceremony of Al-Sumait Prize For African Development For Health And Food Security

Press releases   •   Nov 23, 2016 01:32 UTC

The winners of Kuwait’s Al-Sumait Prize for African Development for 2015 and 2016 in the fields of health and food security have received their awards at a special gala ceremony during the fourth Africa-Arab summit in Equatorial Guinea.

Al-Sumait Prize for African Development Awards For Health And Food Security To Be Handed Over To The Winners At Africa-Arab Summit in Equatorial Guinea On November 22

Al-Sumait Prize for African Development Awards For Health And Food Security To Be Handed Over To The Winners At Africa-Arab Summit in Equatorial Guinea On November 22

Press releases   •   Nov 14, 2016 19:52 UTC

Kuwait’s Al-Sumait Prize for African Development awards for the Health and Food Security categories will be handed out at a glittering ceremony on November 22 during the Fourth Africa-Arab Summit in Equatorial Guinea’s capital Malabo.

Kuwait’s 2016 Al-Sumait Food Security Prize for Development in Africa Awarded Jointly To Nigerian and Peruvian Researchers For Tackling Undernourishment Across Africa

Kuwait’s 2016 Al-Sumait Food Security Prize for Development in Africa Awarded Jointly To Nigerian and Peruvian Researchers For Tackling Undernourishment Across Africa

Press releases   •   Oct 20, 2016 10:52 UTC

The 2016 Al-Sumait Food Security Prize designed to promote development in Africa has been awarded jointly to two research organizations, the International Potato Centre (CIP), Lima, Peru, and the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Ibadan, Nigeria. Both were honored for ground-breaking studies on the causes of undernourishment and solutions.

Kuwait’s Al-Sumait 2015 Health Prize For Africa Development Awarded to Professor Kevin Marsh For Tackling Malaria In Children

Kuwait’s Al-Sumait 2015 Health Prize For Africa Development Awarded to Professor Kevin Marsh For Tackling Malaria In Children

Press releases   •   Oct 18, 2016 13:17 UTC

The Kuwait-sponsored Al-Sumait 2015 Health Prize for African Development has been awarded to Britain’s Professor Kevin Marsh of the University of Oxford and African Academy of Sciences, Kenya, for his efforts to control and eradicate childhood malaria.

Kuwait’s Al-Sumait Prize For African Development Announces winners for Health and Food Security Categories

Kuwait’s Al-Sumait Prize For African Development Announces winners for Health and Food Security Categories

Press releases   •   Oct 17, 2016 11:41 UTC

The winners of the Kuwait-sponsored, Al-Sumait 2015 Health Award and 2016 Food Security Award have been announced by the prestigious Board of Trustees at a meeting October 1, 2016, in Kuwait City.

Al-Sumait Prizes for Health and Food Security Advances in Africa, Finalists Selected

Al-Sumait Prizes for Health and Food Security Advances in Africa, Finalists Selected

Press releases   •   Sep 20, 2016 15:01 UTC

Selection panels for Kuwait’s Al-Sumait Prize for Health and Al-Sumait Prize for Food Security in Africa have met this week in Kuwait City to select winning nominees for final consideration and approval by the Board of Trustees of Al-Sumait Prize on Monday, October 17, 2016.

Nomination period closed for Al-Sumait Food Security Prize, shortlist chosen from 49 applicants

Nomination period closed for Al-Sumait Food Security Prize, shortlist chosen from 49 applicants

Press releases   •   Aug 01, 2016 07:18 UTC

The Nomination & Search Committee of the Kuwait-sponsored Al-Sumait Food Security Prize has prepared a shortlist of potential winners from the total 49 nominations for the award that closed for entries on June 30, 2016. The laureates of both cycles of the Prize will be announced by the Board of Trustees.

Kuwait Extends Nomination Period For The 2016 Al-Sumait Prize for Food Security

Kuwait Extends Nomination Period For The 2016 Al-Sumait Prize for Food Security

Press releases   •   May 20, 2016 17:12 UTC

The Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences (KFAS) has extended the deadline for nominations for the 2016 Al-Sumait Prize for Food Security in Africa to June 30th, 2016. Nomination forms are available for download at http://alsumaitprize.org/nominations/

Kuwait Invites Nominations For Al-Sumait Prize For Food Security In Africa

Kuwait Invites Nominations For Al-Sumait Prize For Food Security In Africa

Press releases   •   Mar 16, 2016 07:22 UTC

Kuwait has announced the launch of the second Al-Sumait Prize - for Food Security in Africa – in the major Al-Sumait Prize for African Development initiative formally launched in December 2015. Each Al-Sumait Prize, worth US$ 1 million , will be awarded to honor significant advances in the fields of Food Security, Health and Education in Africa.

Kuwait Launches Initiative To Advance Food Security, Health And Education Development Across Africa