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
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.
Press releases • Nov 21, 2018 13:34 UTC
The Million Dollar Prize will be split between Professor Salim S. Abdool Karim, Director of the Centre for the AIDS Program of Research (CAPRISA) who will recieve half and Professor Sheila K. West Vice Chair for Research Wilmer Eye Institute at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and the Rakai Health Sciences Program, based in Rakai, Uganda sharing equally the other half million dollars.
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
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.
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).
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.
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
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.