Posted by: Hendra Siry | 13 August, 2008

2008 Global Development Awards and Medals Competition

The Global Development Network (GDN) is pleased to announce the 2008 Global Development Awards and Medals Competition. This year’s theme is Natural Resource and Development. The competition awards cash prizes and a round-trip airfare with all boarding and lodging expenses, to travel to Kuwait in January 2009 where the finalists will showcase their proposals/ papers/projects before an eminent jury for the final round. Submissions for fresh research proposals and completed research papers are now being accepted under the categories listed below.

The two awards and their categories open to competition are:

1. Japanese Award for Outstanding Research on Development: it’s for applicants who have outstanding new research proposals that adds a unique dimension to research on any of the five topics listed below.

2. Medals for Research on Development: is offered for excellent completed research papers on any of the five topics listed below.

The focus of the research proposals/ papers must be on any one of the following five topics:

1. The Governance and Political Economy of Natural Resource Management

2. Exploitation of Natural Resources: Trends and Environmental Implications

3. The Economics of Natural Resource Management

4. Foreign Direct Investment and Natural Resources

5. Societies and Natural Resource Management

Deadlines: August 20, 2008 for the development project; September 5, for research proposals/papers.

For more information please contact:

GDN Secretariat
Address for registered mail and courier:
2ndFloor, West Wing, ISID Complex
Plot No. 4, Vasant Kunj Institutional Area
New Delhi 110 070

Address for regular mail:
Post Box No. 7510
Vasant Kunj P.O.
New Delhi 110 070

Tel: + (91) 11 2613 9494 / 2613 6885
Fax: + (91 11 2613 6893


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