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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
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.

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.

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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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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:

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