INNOVACTION FOR POVERTY ( Abstract Deadline - May 12, 2014)

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The international research paper competition, open to master's and PhD. students and graduates all over the world.

Kimse Yok Mu (KYM)is a UN ECOSOC member NGO and Academic Studies Department of KYM organized an international research paper competition called Innovaction for Poverty. The prize competition is open to masters and PhD. students and graduates all over the world and purposes to produce applicable and innovative ideas for struggling poverty, to support human and social development, to create social awareness and to make social impact by implementing these ideas.

The applications are open now and the deadline for the abstracts is 12th May. The abstracts should be no more than 500 words, written in English and in APA style. The papers will be evaluated in master's and PhD categories by the most important names of poverty and innovation issues, using blind review. The award ceremony will be held by the end of 2014. More details about the competition can be found on KYM website. (

In line with the aforementioned aims we invite papers on a variety of topics including, but not limited to:
•Handling Anti-Poverty Issues by ICT
•Social Innovation for Reducing Poverty
•Microfinance Projects
•Generating Social Capital
•Sustainable Development
•Reducing Poverty with Human Dignity and Creativity
•Agriculture, Food Security and Development
•Youth Development
•Education and Training
•Empowerment of Women, Struggling with Feminization of Poverty
•Reducing Poverty in a Regional Case Study
•Building Domestic Capacity