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The King Baudouin African Development Prize

Kristina Nwazota's picture
The King Baudouin Foundation has just announced that it is accepting nominations for its 2014-2015 African Development Prize. The Prize awards innovative initiatives that help local communities take development into their own hands and that improve quality of life. The Prize is worth 150.000 Euros and is awarded every other year. Previous winners include women's rights advocate Bogaletch Gebre of Ethiopia and Dr. Denis Mukwege, founder of the Panzi Hospital in Bukavu, DRC, which offers free, psychological and physical treatment for women victims of sexual violence.

The deadline for submissions is February 28, 2014. Send in your nominations and share the call with your professional networks. We'll be doing the same.