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The King Baudouin African Development Prize rewards outstanding contributions of individuals or organizations in the development field in Africa.

The Prize spotlights innovative initiatives which improve quality-of-life and empower local communities to take development into their own hands.

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The 2014-2015  call for nominations for the King Baudouin African Development Prize is closed. The winner will be announced at the beginning of 2015. 



Winner 2012-2013 :
Bogaletch Gebre

2012-2013-Bogaletch Gebre copyright Martin Dixon 

Winner of the 2012-2013 King Baudouin African Development Prize for her inspirational leadership and her determination to build on a remarkable personal journey to empower the women of Ethiopia and establish a true community-based movement for social change. 

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