The Innovation Journal: The Public Sector Innovation Journal, 5(1), 2000, article 12.


Dubai International Award for PDF

Best Practices in Improving the Living Environment


Call for year 2000 nominees

Each of the ten Awards consists of a US$30,000 cash prize, a trophy and certificate.

1998 Winners:

1. Comprehensive Improvement of the Urban Environment of Zhuhai, China

2. Urban Sub-centres for Citizen Life in the Low-income Areas of Medellin, Colombia

3. Household Solid Waste Management: Zabbaleen Garbage Collectors, Cairo, Egypt

4. Urban Governance in Environment and Public Health: Surat's Experience, India

5. The Kipepeo Project, Arabuko-Sokoke Forest, Kenya

6. Housing Programme for the Peripheral Areas of Xalapa, Vera Cruz, Mexico

7. Participatory Planning Initiatives in Naga City, The Philippines

8. Programmes for Improving the Urban Environment in Malaga, Spain

9. Community Infrastructure Upgrading Programme, Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania

10. Interface's Journey to Sustainability, Kennesaw, Georgia, United States of America

1996 Winners:

1. Project on Sites and Services for Low-income Families, Buenos Aires, Argentina

2. Integration Council in the Favelas Rehabilitation Process, Fortaleza, Brazil

3. Metro Toronto’s Changing Communities: Innovative Responses, Canada

4. Post-calamity Reconstruction of Anhui Province’s Rural Areas, China

5. Successful Institutionalisation of Community-based Development, Cote d’Ivoire

6. The Self Employed Women’s Bank (SEWA), India

7. Shelter Upgrading in Agadir, Morocco

8. City Management in Tilburg, The Netherlands

9. Local Initiatives Programme, Lublin, Poland

10. Community Information Resource Centre, Alexandra, South Africa

11. "Don’t Move, Improve!" Banana Kelly, South Bronx, United States of America

12. City of Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States of America


Published February 25, 2000 new pdf June 3 2015

Last updated: December 28 2018