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2007 Global Development Marketplace

Development Marketplace 2007 is offering US$4 Million in awards for proposals with innovative ideas to improve health, nutrition, population outcomes of poor people in developing countries.
The Development Marketplace (DM) team in collaboration with the World Bank’s Health, Nutrition and Population unit, announces the Call for Proposals for the 2007 Global Development Marketplace (DM2007). This year, the World Bank seeks to recognize and support initiatives that improve health, nutrition and population outcomes for poor people in developing countries.

Proposals are welcome from a range of development innovators: civil society groups, social entrepreneurs, private foundations, government agencies, academia, the private sector, as well as staff from the World Bank Group and other donor organizations. A total of US$4 million in awards is available, with a maximum award size of US$200,000.

Proposals should address at least one of the following sub-themes:
Innovative mechanisms to reach vulnerable groups;
Public-private partnerships to improve delivery of health goods and services; Innovative inter-sectoral linkages, such as improving water supply, sanitation services, indoor air pollution, roads, etc., for illness/disease/injury prevention;
Cost-effective approaches/methods/technologies to improve local capacity to gather, analyze and apply health, nutrition and population data.

Proposals will only be accepted in English and through the Development Marketplace website: Please visit the website for detailed competition guidelines and step-by-step instructions in Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish.

All proposals should be submitted by 2300 GMT on November 17, 2006

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News date: 25/10/2006

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