Grupo GEO Juvenil ALC / GEO for Youth LAC Group

HELLO EVERYBODY!!! Welcome to the GEO 4 Youth Blog. Here you can check news and other information for the LAC Region as well as check for pictures. Please give feedback to us. HOLA A TODOS!!! Bienvenidos al Blog de GEO Juvenil. Aquí podrán encontrar noticias y otra información para la Región de América Latina y el Caribe, también como fotos. Esperamos su retroalimentación.

Tuesday, October 25, 2005

DEVELOPMENT MARKETPLACE GLOBAL COMPETITION

Dear Colleague, The World Bank, in conjunction with ESMAP and WSP, is holding a competition toidentify innovative ideas to improve poor people's access to sustainable energyservices, clean water supply and safe sanitation. We would greatly appreciateyour help in distributing our call for proposals to your audience. Please seeour announcement below. Please note the call for proposals closes on November30th. 2005. Apologies if you have already received this notice.Best regards,Development Marketplace TeamANNOUNCING THE LAUNCH OF THE 2006 DEVELOPMENT MARKETPLACE GLOBAL COMPETITION?Innovations in Water, Sanitation, and Energy Services for Poor People?Call for Proposals: October 3rd, 2005 to November 30th, 2005Announcement of Finalists: February 15th, 2006Marketplace Competition & Knowledge Forum: May 8th & 9th, 2006www.developmentmarketplace.orgThe World Bank?s Development Marketplace Program, in collaboration with theWater and Sanitation Program and the Energy Sector Management AssistanceProgramme announces its Call for Proposals for the 2006 Global DevelopmentMarketplace (DM2006). With a theme of, ?Innovations in Water, Sanitation, andEnergy Services for Poor People,? the 2006 Marketplace expects to award US$4million for ideas that provide clean water supply, sanitation and energyservices to poor communities developing countries.APPLY NOW! Proposals are welcome from a range of development innovators?civilsociety groups, social entrepreneurs, private foundations, government agencies,academia, the private sector, as well as staff from the World Bank Group andother donor organizations. Maximum award size is US$200,000Proposals should be submitted by November 30, 2005 on one of the followingsub-themes:Service Delivery: Sustainable delivery of water supply, sanitation, and/or energy services to poor householdsEnvironment: Renewable energy, clean water technologies, energy efficiency,and/or environmentally sustainable sanitation solutions to poor households andto small enterprisesHealth: Protecting health from environmental risk factors (indoor air pollution,contaminated drinking water, unsafe sanitation), including innovative programsfor hygiene promotion and behavioral changeNatural Resources: Sustainable management of natural resources (land, water,forest) specifically for the provision of water supply, sanitation and energy tothe poorProposals will be accepted through the DM website atwww.developmentmarketplace.org. Please visit the website for competitionguidelines, the online proposal form, and step-by-step instructions in Arabic,Chinese, English, French, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish.HELP GET THE WORD OUT!! Please pass along the enclosed e-postcard with basicinformation about DM2006 to your professional peers and networks.(See attached file: DM2006_Announcement_Postcard.jpg)*****************************************************************************Development Marketplace: Together, Turning Ideas Into ActionThe World Bank Washington, DC, USAdminfo@worldbank.orgwww.developmentmarketplace.org*****************************************************************************\r\n\r\n\r\nSaludos \r\nEnnio Arcia T.Director\r\nAsociacion Panamá Verde - GEO Juvenil Panamá ",1] ); //--> energy services to poor householdsEnvironment: Renewable energy, clean water technologies, energy efficiency,and/or environmentally sustainable sanitation solutions to poor households andto small enterprisesHealth: Protecting health from environmental risk factors (indoor air pollution,contaminated drinking water, unsafe sanitation), including innovative programsfor hygiene promotion and behavioral changeNatural Resources: Sustainable management of natural resources (land, water,forest) specifically for the provision of water supply, sanitation and energy tothe poorProposals will be accepted through the DM website atwww.developmentmarketplace.org. Please visit the website for competitionguidelines, the online proposal form, and step-by-step instructions in Arabic,Chinese, English, French, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish.HELP GET THE WORD OUT!! Please pass along the enclosed e-postcard with basicinformation about DM2006 to your professional peers and networks.(See attached file: DM2006_Announcement_Postcard.jpg)*****************************************************************************Development Marketplace: Together, Turning Ideas Into ActionThe World Bank Washington, DC, USAdminfo@worldbank.orgwww.developmentmarketplace.org