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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,, 517-884-7087 OR Thom Jayne,, 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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leading global research firms selected to create the first-ever Smoke-Free Index

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 […]

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