The International Fund for Agricultural Development calls application for IFAD Indigenous Peoples Awards 2020. IFAD launches the first call for nominations for the Indigenous Peoples Awards. The aim of the Awards is to recognize the efforts and the achievements of development projects that successfully engage with indigenous peoples or ethnic minorities living in rural areas.
The Awards will be delivered in a knowledge-sharing session within the fifth global meeting of the Indigenous Peoples’ Forum at IFAD in February 2021.
This initiative is directed to:
- IFAD-funded projects targeting indigenous peoples or ethnic minorities
- IPAF-funded projects under implementation
- Other development projects implemented by indigenous peoples or ethnic minorities’ organizations in rural areas
- Best performing IFAD-funded project is open to IFAD staff, Project management staff.
- Indigenous peoples or ethnic minorities’ organizations, communities, groups or associations implementing projects in rural areas of countries where IFAD operates can apply for Best performing non-IFAD funded project.
- Organizations implementing projects approved under the fifth IPAF cycle are eligible for Best performing IPAF-funded project.
- For Best performing IFAD-funded project (for staffs) and Best performing non-IFAD funded project, the project must be under implementation for at least two years.
- For Best performing IPAF-funded project, the project must be under implementation for at least one year.
- Results: The extent to which the nominated project has resulted in a measurable and positive impact in promoting indigenous peoples’ right to self-determination.
- Sustainability: The extent to which the nominated project contributed to the advancement of the Sustainable Development Goals.
- Integrated approach: The extent to which the nominated project demonstrates opportunities for linkages and synergies between the engagement with indigenous peoples and the following themes: environment and climate change, gender, youth and nutrition.
- Scalability and/or replicability: The extent to which the nominated project or its innovations can be scaled up and/or replicated elsewhere.