DM2009 finalists have been major participants in this blog. Since the site re-launched on Oct. 27, 2009, 33 finalists from 25 countries have contributed 12 articles, been interviewed 14 times, quoted 18 times, and commented twice. Here's a breakdown of finalist contributions by country. The linked names will take you to the finalists' projects, and the linked titles to the finalists' contributions.
- Benedict Bijoy Baroi, quoted, "How DM2009 Can Be Better -- From 5 Finalists."
- Nazrul Islam, interviewed, "DM2009 Finalist and Government: A Disconnect," quoted, "Civil Society and Climate Change: Some Ill Winds," and comment, "Maldives DM2009 Finalist Seeks World Bank Help."
- Mohammad Abu Musa, article, "What's Next for Non-Winning DM Finalists: An Answer From One."
- Gregory Juan Ch'oc and Lynette Gomez, interviewed, "High and Low, Change Imperils Latin America and Caribbean."
- Karina Copen, video, "A Compelling Climate Change Story in 90 Seconds" and quoted, "DM2009 Finalists Collaborate to Make Innovation Succeed."
- Kirtimayi Mishra, video, "DM2009 on YouTube."
- Jasintha Amirtham, article, "Holiday Greetings," and quoted, "DM2009 Finalists Collaborate to Make Innovation Succeed."
- Kashyap Bhatt, quoted, "DM2009 Finalists Collaborate to Make Innovation Succeed."
- Fathimath Shafeeqa, article, "New Year's Greeting From Maldives," interviewed, "What DM Finalist in Threatened Maldives Needs," and article, "Maldives DM2009 Finalist Seeks World Bank Help."
- Christian Steiner, article, "Non-Winner at DM2009 Scores Big" and comment, "DM2009 finalist #3561 starts implementing in Mozambique."
- Nnaemeka Chidiebere Ikegwuonu, article, "Copenhagen Climate Talks -- Viewed From Nigeria," interviewed, "The Drama of Climate Change: Nigerian Wins at DM2009," and quoted, "For Social Entrepreneurs, All Expenses Paid."
- Carlos Daniel Vecco Giove, article, "DM2009 Winner Sees Public-Private Gap on Climate Adaptation," quoted, "How DM2009 Can Be Better -- From 5 Finalists" and "Words That Echoed Across DM2009 Competition."
- Ann Kendall, interviewed, "National Governments and NGOs: The Friction Point."
- Alejandro Argumedo and Katrina Quisumbing King, interviewed, "High and Low, Climate Change Imperils Latin America and Caribbean."
- Leonardo B. Rosario, article, "After Copenhagen, DM2009 Winner Has a Message for the World Leaders."
- David Manalo (double winner with brother Eugenio), quoted, "Finalist Is Doubly Happy."
- Laurie Navarro, quoted, "How DM2009 Can Be Better -- From 5 Finalists."
- Tafaoimalo (Loudeen) Parsons, video and interviewed, "How a Coconut Becomes a Shield Against Climate Change in Samoa."
- Zorica Svirčev, two articles, "DM2009 Finalist From Serbia Finds Funding" and "Holiday Greetings From Serbia."
- David Stein, article, "In Vanuatu, Let Their Be Light" and quoted, "DM2009 as One of Washington's Best-Kept Secrets."
All finalists also contributed videos to the DM Channel on YouTube (featured on the upper-right-hand side of this page), and some participated in video interviews that are also included in the Channel.
- South Asia
- Middle East and North Africa
- Latin America & Caribbean
- Europe and Central Asia
- East Asia and Pacific
- Social Development
- Public Sector and Governance
- Private Sector Development
- Information and Communication Technologies
- Financial Sector
- Culture and Development
- Communities and Human Settlements
- Agriculture and Rural Development
- Indigenous Peoples
- Climate Change