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GLOBAL DEVELOPMENT AWARDS AND MEDALS COMPETITION (AMC) 2012
 

Announcing Winners:
Global Development Awards and Medals Competition 2012

GDN is pleased to announce the winners for the Japanese Award for Most Innovative Development Project (MIDP), Japanese Award for Outstanding Research on Development (ORD) and Medals for Research on Development (Medals).

This year, the competition received 710 submissions. The winners were selected by a panel of judges at the GDN 14th Annual Global Development Conference, Manila, the Philippines in June 2013. The finalists presented their proposals and papers to over 400 researchers and practitioners that attended the conference.

Category 1: Japanese Award for Most Innovative Development Project (MIDP)

Funded by the Ministry of Finance, Government of Japan, the winners receiving grants for scaling-up development project proposals are:

  • First Prize (US$ 30,000): Conservation Through Public Health, (Uganda) – Integrated Biodiversity Conservation, Health and Community Development around Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
  • Second Prize (US$ 10,000): Dnet, (Bangladesh) – Promoting Infolady for Building Information and Inclusive Knowledge System
  • Third Prize (US$ 5,000): Transparency International India, (India) – Development Pact

Category 2: Japanese Award for Outstanding Research on Development (ORD)

Funded by the Ministry of Finance, Government of Japan, the winners receiving grants for their research proposals are:

Category 3: Medals for Research on Development (Medals)

Funded by the International Development Research Centre (IDRC), Canada, the winners of the Medals for Research on Development (completed research papers) in the theme of Inequality are:

Funded by the Department for International Development (DFID) and the World Bank as part of the GDNet Capacity Building Program, the winners of the Medals for Research on Development (completed research papers) in the theme of Social Protection and Social Policies are:

 
Current Winners

 

Watch this year's winners and finalists talk about their research and how they hope to use their prize monies to contribute to socio-economic development.
 

The AMC Story

Read about the Global Development Awards and Medals Competition (AMC) winners and their achievements.