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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.

3 Joint Winners of Million Dollar 2018 Al Sumait Prize for Health Announced

3 Joint Winners of Million Dollar 2018 Al Sumait Prize for Health Announced

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.

Record Number of Nominations recieved for US$1Million Al Sumait Prize for African Development

Record Number of Nominations recieved for US$1Million Al Sumait Prize for African Development

Press releases   •   Jul 10, 2018 09:33 UTC

Al Sumait Prize for African Development announced today in Kuwait that the recently closed nominations cycle for the US$1Million health category of the prize has recieved almost double the amount of qualified submisions than the last prize. 108 nominations were recieved from over 35 countries for Organizations and Individuals working to improve health across the continent of Africa.

Kuwait Announces 50 Nominations received so Far for US$1million 2018 Al-Sumait Prize, Health Category

Kuwait Announces 50 Nominations received so Far for US$1million 2018 Al-Sumait Prize, Health Category

Press releases   •   Jun 21, 2018 08:10 UTC

The Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences (KFAS) has announced that almost 50 nominations from around the world have been received for the US$1Million 2018 Al-Sumait Prize for African Development in the Health Category, which closes for entries at the end of June 2018.

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Al-Sumait Prize Winners For 2015 Health Award And 2016 Food Security Award To Be Announced In Kuwait On October 17, 2016

Al-Sumait Prize Winners For 2015 Health Award And 2016 Food Security Award To Be Announced In Kuwait On October 17, 2016

News   •   Oct 13, 2016 12:05 UTC

The winning recipients of the prestigious Al-Sumait Prizes for the two categories of Health and Food Security will be announced at a Board of Trustees meeting In Kuwait City on Monday October 17, 2016.

New White Paper on Food Security in Africa

New White Paper on Food Security in Africa

News   •   May 24, 2016 19:40 UTC

A call to action for increased Food Security efforts in Africa issued in new White Paper from Kuwait's Al-Sumait Prize for African Development

Health Challenges in Africa

Health Challenges in Africa

News   •   Mar 30, 2016 09:23 UTC

A White Paper examining the health challenges in Africa has been issued as part of the Kuwait-sponsored AL-SUMAIT PRIZE initiative, an annual award managed by the Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences (KFAS) for the advancement of economic, social, human resources, and infrastructure development in the African continent.

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Al Sumait 2015 and 2016 Laureates and KFAS and Gates Foundation representatives focus on importance of the award to African Development

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Al Sumait Prize Awards Ceremony African Arab Summit Malabo 2016 Non VO clips

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Dr. Barbara Wells, Director General of the International Potato Center, Lima, Peru, comments on receiving Al-Sumait Prize for Food Security

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Dr Sanginga Director General of IITA says organisation is proud to receive Al-Sumait prize for Food Security

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Dr Sanginga, Director General of IITA, the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Ibadan, Nigeria, which shared the 2016...

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Kuwait, 30 de abril de 2019 - A Fundação do Kuwait para o Avanço das Ciências (KFAS) confirmou hoje que Daniel Gustafson, Diretor Geral Adjunto (DGA) da Organização das Nações Unidas para Alimentação e Agricultura (FAO) foi oficialmente convidado para integrar o Conselho de Assessores do Prémio Al-Sumait para o Desenvolvimento Africano.

Prix Al-Sumait 2018 Invitation pour les nominations Version française

Official English version inviation for Nominations for the Al-Sumait Prize for African Development including rules and regulations of nomination process.

Prémio Al-Sumait 2018 Convite para Candidaturas Versão em português

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