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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 GMT

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 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.

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 GMT

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 GMT

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.

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 GMT

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