Global Development Awards Competition 2022


The Global Development Awards Competition is an innovative award scheme administered by the Global Development Network (GDN), funded under the Policy and Human Resources Development Fund (PHRD), managed by the World Bank, and generously supported by the Ministry of Finance, Government of Japan.

The 2022 edition of the Global Development Awards Competition
is now live and open to applications on the theme:

Post-COVID-19 Governance – Learning from Challenging Circumstances to Build Better Governance Systems


The Japanese Award for Outstanding Research on Development (ORD)
The Japanese Award for Most Innovative Development Project (MIDP)

What’s new

  • A new ‘Connector Grant’ category
  • Technical advisors/mentors for the MIDP winners
  • An impact report per edition
  • Updated award amounts
  • Capacity building activities before the Awards Competition

For further info

Click here to APPLY