Best-Selling Author and Malawian William Kamkwamba to Give Keynote Address and Participate in Activities Based on Summit’s Theme: “The Role of Inclusive Science, Technology, and Innovation in Driving Agricultural Transformation” Lilongwe, Malawi (Nov. 13, 2019) – The Agricultural Transformation Initiative (ATI) will hold its Second Annual Agricultural Transformation Summit at the Bingu International Conference Center […]
Institute of International Education to Oversee Fellowship and Scholarship Fund to Send Malawian Students to the United States or South Africa for Graduate Study or Postdoctoral Research July 22, 2019 (NEW YORK, NY) – The Agricultural Transformation Initiative (ATI) has awarded a grant to the Institute of International Education, Inc. (IIE) for the launch of the […]
NEW HEALTH, SCIENCE, AND TECHNOLOGY GRANTS WILL ALLOW 100+ RESEARCHERS TO EXPLORE SMOKING CESSATION AND HARM-REDUCTION INNOVATION NEW YORK, May 29, 2019 – More than 30 years after World No Tobacco Day was launched to raise awareness of the devasting health effects of tobacco use, there are still more than a billion smokers in the world. […]
CONTACT: Eileen Gianiodis, firstname.lastname@example.org, 517-884-7087 OR Thom Jayne, email@example.com, 517-432-9802 MSU Awarded $7.8 Million Grant to Promote Agricultural Transformation in Malawi The Agricultural Transformation Initiative has awarded MSU a $7.8 million grant toward bettering the lives of smallholder farmers and the country’s agricultural sector. EAST LANSING, Mich. – Michigan State University (MSU) researchers received a $7.8 million […]
For Immediate Release March 18, 2019 (New York, New York) – The Foundation for a Smoke-Free World today announced consultancy agreements with global market research company Euromonitor International and leading consulting firm and think tank SustainAbility for the creation of the Smoke-Free Index®, which will be published in June 2020. The Smoke-Free Index® will annually evaluate […]
Mission is to eliminate smoking worldwide by supporting cessation & harm reduction #research, and transitioning tobacco #farmers to alternative livelihoods.
Without alternatives provided, smoking rates in #SouthAfrica remain stubbornly high compared to other regions. Hear more about the #StateOfSmoking and the struggles of smokers here: http://bit.ly/2BROMqS
Best-selling author @wkamkwamba, participated in a fireside chat at our Second Annual #ATISummit2019. President Derek Yach said, "Most powerful line by William was: 'Talent is universal, opportunity is not.' Our joint challenge is simply to expand opportunities."
At today's #AgTechChallenge, 33 next-generation inventors from #Malawi presented prototypes for solutions to challenges facing smallholder farmers. Renowned author @wkamkwamba and our president Derek Yach were two of the judges evaluating the competition. #ATISummit2019
Tomorrow at the #ATISummit2019 in #Malawi the role of inclusive science, technology, and innovation in driving agricultural transformation will be explored. We look forward to another engaging event. http://bit.ly/2NMqwMa
Tomorrow we kick off the second annual #ATISummit2019 where thought leaders from international delegations, local government and private & farming sectors will convene as part of the ATI’s commitment to economic diversification in #Malawi. To learn more: http://bit.ly/2OamVYm
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