Kuwait Invites Nominations for 2020 US1 Million Al-Sumait Prize For Education In Africa
Kuwait City, January 15, 2020– Kuwait today invited nominations for Al-Sumait Prize for Education in Africa, the Sixth in the series of its annual prizes to be awarded for significant advances in the areas of food security, health and education in Africa. Open to individuals or institutions, the closing date for entries for the one million dollars Al-Sumait Prize for Education is June 30, 20
Deputy Director General of Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations to join Al Sumait Prize Board of Trustees
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 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.
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
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
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.
Nomination period closed for Al-Sumait Education Prize, over 50 qualified nominations recieved.
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 Al-Sumait Prize For African Development Calls For Nominations For 2017 Education Award
Kuwait’s Al-Sumait Prize for African Development has called for nominations for its 2017 award for education. The Education Prize is open to individuals and organizations delivering pioneering contributions across the education spectrum in Africa
Kuwait Al-Sumait Prize For African Development To Continue With Nomination Process Opening For 2017 Education Award
Kuwait’s Al-Sumait Prize for African Development said today it will open its 2017 award for education for nominations during December 2016.
Leaders of Arab and African Nations Celebrate Inaugural Awards Ceremony of Al-Sumait Prize For African Development For Health And Food Security
The winners of Kuwait’s Al-Sumait Prize for African Development for 2015 and 2016 in the fields of health and food security have received their awards at a special gala ceremony during the fourth Africa-Arab summit in Equatorial Guinea.
Al-Sumait Prize for African Development Awards For Health And Food Security To Be Handed Over To The Winners At Africa-Arab Summit in Equatorial Guinea On November 22
Kuwait’s Al-Sumait Prize for African Development awards for the Health and Food Security categories will be handed out at a glittering ceremony on November 22 during the Fourth Africa-Arab Summit in Equatorial Guinea’s capital Malabo.
Kuwait’s 2016 Al-Sumait Food Security Prize for Development in Africa Awarded Jointly To Nigerian and Peruvian Researchers For Tackling Undernourishment Across Africa
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
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.