The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD): Inviting applications for ‘ICIMOD Mountain Prize 2019’ to be awarded to an individual or organization in recognition of their significant efforts to advance the mountain cause in the Hindu Kush Himalayan (HKH) region through innovations in their different capacities.

Funding brief: The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) is pleased to announce a call for nominations for its second annual Mountain Prize, awarded to an individual or organization in recognition of their significant efforts to advance the mountain cause in the Hindu Kush Himalayan (HKH) region through innovations in their different capacities.

Nominations will be accepted for those individuals, organizations, or companies that have brought about transformative change in the HKH. Particularly, nominations for individuals or organizations with achievements in any of the following fields are encouraged:
Access to water for drinking and other productive purposes or/and sanitation
Sustainable production systems for food/nutrition security and income
Climate change adaptation or/and disaster risk reduction
Access to cleaner energy
Information and communication technologies for development (ICT4D)
Promotion of economic/income generating opportunity or/and investment
Policy advocacy
Mountain ecosystems/biodiversity management

Criteria: The panel will pick the winner and honorable mentions based on the following criteria:
Demonstrable impact
Innovation
Degree of importance given to gender equity and social inclusion (GESI)
Scalability/sustainability in the mountain context
Substantial weight is given to works that address complex problem(s) in an innovative/ingenious manner.

Donor Name: The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD)
Funding name: ICIMOD Mountain Prize 2019

Deadline: The period of nomination is 5th, June, 2019 – 31st, August, 2019.

Funding details link: Click to view

Funding limit: Not fund

Project start date: N//A
Project duration: N//A

Eligible organization: As below

Eligibility:
Any individual, organization, or private sector entity that has done outstanding work in the field of sustainable and resilient mountain development in the HKH is eligible for the prize and can be nominated (hereafter referred to as “nominee”).
The nominee must have made a demonstrable impact in one or more work areas such as access to water and sanitation, clean energy, climate change adaptation, biodiversity conservation, disaster risk reduction, and livelihoods/income generation in the HKH.
Any individual can nominate any other individual, organization, or private sector entity that meets the eligibility criteria outlined above, including his/her own organization or company, for the prize. They expect the said individual (hereafter referred to as “nominator”) to be very familiar with the work of the nominee. It is imperative that the nominee’s consent (head of the entity in case of an organization or company) is received before nomination.
Self-nomination (nominating oneself for the prize) is not permitted. However, if you would like to be considered for the prize as an individual, you can have someone who closely knows you and your work nominate you.

The nominator may nominate only once.

Eligible Country: No Country Bar Found (Open to all regions)

Submission mail: Not found

Other important link:
● Apply: Click to view
● Guideline: Click to view
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FAQ: Click to view

How to apply: Interested applicant may apply through the website (Click to view).

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