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US$1 Million Al Sumait Prize for African Development Award Ceremony Held at Bayan Palace in Kuwait

US$1 Million Al Sumait Prize for African Development Award Ceremony Held at Bayan Palace in Kuwait

Press releases   •   Feb 13, 2020 08:34 UTC

Africa Rice and Pan African Bean Research Alliance receive the 2019 Al Sumait Prize in the food security category from His Highness the Crown Prince at a special ceremony at the Bayan Palace in Kuwait.

Kuwait Invites Nominations for 2020 US1 Million Al-Sumait Prize For Education In Africa
$1 Million 2019 Al Sumait Prize Winners Announced

$1 Million 2019 Al Sumait Prize Winners Announced

Press releases   •   Nov 25, 2019 11:35 UTC

Al-Sumait Prize Board of Trustees announced joint winners for the US$1million prestigious award in the 2019 cycle in the field of food security in recognition of their exemplary work in agriculture development in the African continent. The Two winners are The Africa Rice Center (Based in Cote d’ivoire) and Pan Africa Bean Research Alliance (PABRA) (Nairobi).

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.

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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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Forum for African Women Educationalists reponse to news of winning 2017 Al-Sumait Prize for African Development

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Executive Director of the Forum for African Women Educationalists (FAWE) Hendrina Doroba responds to news of FAWE winning the 2017 Al-Su...

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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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A video from Al-Sumait’s 2015 Health Prize and 2016 Food Security Prize Ceremony for significant advances in the areas of food security a...

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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. Barbara Wells, the Director General of the International Potato Center, Lima, Peru, says receiving Kuwait's Al-Sumait Prize for Food ...

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Prix Al-Sumait 2020 Appel aux candidatures

Documents   •   Jan 15, 2020 05:00 UTC

Le Prix 2020 sera attribué dans le domaine de l’Éducation: Le prix sera attribué à des personnes ou des institutions qui, à travers leurs projets de recherche ou leurs initiatives, ont fait des avancées significatives dans le domaine de l’Éducation:

A área para o prémio de 2020 é a Educação: O Prémio deve ser concedido a indivíduos ou instituições que, através de seus projetos de investigação ou iniciativas, fizeram avanços significativos em educação

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.

La Fondation du Koweït pour l'avancement des sciences (KFAS) a confirmé aujourd'hui que Daniel Gustafson, Directeur général adjoint de l'Organisation des Nations Unies pour l'alimentation et l'agriculture (FAO), a été officiellement invité à rejoindre le Conseil d'administration du prix Al Sumait pour le développement de l'Afrique.

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