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 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 GMT

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.

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

Press Releases   •   Aug 01, 2017 00:01 GMT

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’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 GMT

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 GMT

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.

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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 GMT

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.

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Dr Barbara Wells acceptance speech Al Sumait Prize for African Development Food Security Category

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Dr Barbara Wells Receives Al Sumait Prize for African Development Food Security Category

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Professor Marsh Speech at Al-Sumait Prize Awards

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Professor Marsh Recieves Al Sumait Prize

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

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The Positive Impact of winning the Innaugural Al-Sumait Prize for African Development an interview with Professor Kevin Marsh

Professor Marsh of Oxford University and the African Academy of Sciences was awarded the inaugural Al-Sumait Health Prize almost a year ago. This article follows up with Professor Marsh and asks what the impact of winning the prize has been to him and his work and the roll the Prize will play in the future of African development.

New White Paper on Education Challenges in Africa

This white paper will examine the complex issues affecting education development in Africa and present the key initiatives that are being implemented to improve access to education for all across the continent.

New White Paper on Food Security in Africa

New White Paper on Food Security in Africa

Documents   •   May 24, 2016 19:43 GMT

This new White Paper from Al-Sumait Prize for African Development examines the complex food security challenges faced across Africa in order to encourage better understanding and solutions of the problem.

AL-SUMAIT White Paper - Health Challenges in Africa

This White Paper examines the complex issue of the health challenges in Africa. It is the first in a series of White Papers in conjunction with Al-Sumait Prize, 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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