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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.

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New White Paper on Food Security in Africa

New White Paper on Food Security in Africa

News   •   May 24, 2016 19:40 GMT

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 GMT

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 Prizes Launch Video

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The thinking behind Al-Sumait Prize is explained in this launch video with leading members of the executive board that guides the Kuwait...

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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.