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List of the 100 Finalists of the 2009 Global Development Marketplace 

100 finalists have been selected to showcase their ideas in the 2009 Global Development Marketplace Competition on Climate Adaptation (DM2009) to be held at World Bank Headquarters this November. 20-25 of these finalists will receive grants of up to $200,000 to implement their projects over two years.  Nearly 200 subject matter experts from both inside and outside the World Bank Group volunteered their time to help conduct a rigorous assessment process.  Proposals were selected based on their innovation, objective and measurable results, project design and organizational capacity, sustainability of impact, and growth potential.  The DM2009 finalist cohort consists of social entrepreneurs and development practitioners from 47 countries and represents the most innovative and high-potential project ideas in the areas of:

· Resilience of Indigenous Peoples Communities to Climate Risks

· Climate Risk Management with Multiple Benefits

· Climate Adaptation and Disaster Risk Management

Finalists will develope their full proposals and prepare for the Marketplace event to be held at World Bank Headquarters in Washington, D.C. in mid-November.  We hope you can join us at this exciting event.

Full List of the 100 Finalists    A full list of the 100 DM2009 Finalists including project name, organization, partner, subtheme, country, region, and organization website.

Statistics on DM Finalists A breakdown of the finalists by Subtheme, Region, Organization type, and top implementing countries.

Top 10 implementation countries - Peru, Philippines, Bangladesh, Bolivia, Kenya, Ecuador, India, Nepal, Cambodia and Colombia

For more information on the Development Marketplace (DM), please visit our website at


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