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.
Kuwait’s Al-Sumait Prize For African Development Announces winners for Health and Food Security Categories
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
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.
New White Paper on Food Security in Africa
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
Kuwait Extends Nomination Period For The 2016 Al-Sumait Prize for Food Security
The Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences (KFAS) has extended the deadline for nominations for the 2016 Al-Sumait Prize for Food Security in Africa to June 30th, 2016. Nomination forms are available for download at http://alsumaitprize.org/nominations/
Health Challenges in Africa
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.
Kuwait Invites Nominations For Al-Sumait Prize For Food Security In Africa
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
KUWAIT CITY, DEC 7 2015 – Kuwait today launched a major initiative to spur sustainable development across Africa with an annual prize recognizing the best research or development advances in food security, health and education that contribute to significantly solving development challenges facing African nations.Named the ‘Al-Sumait Prizes’ after the late Dr. Abdulrahman Al-Sumait, a Kuwaiti physi