Call for Nominations

EfD Policy Impact Award - Call for Nominations

Nominate Research Fellow(s) to the EfD Policy Impact Award

Are you familiar with EfD research projects and/or policy engagement activities that have had important policy impacts? Then you are welcome to nominate the EfD Research Fellow(s) to the first EfD Policy Impact Award. Self-nominations are also very welcome! The winner(s) will be announced at the EfD annual meeting in Uganda September 22-26, 2022. The deadline for nominations is August 21st.

Besides a nice diploma, the winning nomination will be featured on the EfD homepage, in press-releases, in a feature publication, and possibly also in a short film. The winner(s) will also be invited to make a presentation at Sida (virtual or in person).

The submitted nominations will be evaluated by a committee according to the following criteria:

The research project and/or policy engagement activities should have

  • documented impact in terms of change in legislation/policy or other drivers that deliver reduced poverty and/or more sustainable management of the environment and/natural resources;
  • been conducted by an individual EfD researcher, a group of EfD researchers, or a group of researchers where an EfD researcher has played an essential role;
  • been undertaken during the last five years.

The nominations will be evaluated by a committee of distinguished policy experts.

Please send your nomination to by August 21st, using the specific template attached to this call.


News | 4 July 2022