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FOUNDATION FOR A SMOKE-FREE WORLD’S STATEMENT ON “SMOKING CESSATION: A REPORT OF THE SURGEON GENERAL”

For Immediate Release RELEASED ON JANUARY 23, 2020 The Surgeon General has led global efforts to end smoking for over 50 years. The latest report, focused on smoking cessation, is long overdue. Each year, tobacco use kills 7 million people worldwide. Improving adult cessation rates is the only way to reduce death and disease from tobacco […]

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Agricultural Transformation Initiative to Host Key Stakeholders in the Agriculture Sector for Second Annual Summit in Malawi on November 14

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 […]

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new fellowship and scholarship fund for students in malawi now accepting applications

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 […]

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global researchers mobilize to improve quitting tools as world no tobacco day focuses on smokers’ lung health

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. […]

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msu awarded $7.8 million grant to promote agricultural transformation in malawi

CONTACT: Eileen Gianiodis, gianiod1@msu.edu, 517-884-7087 OR Thom Jayne, jayne@msu.edu, 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 […]

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