A blind review process is be used to evaluate each proposal. Therefore, no reference is made to the person, institution, or specific location that would identify the researcher in the documents submitted for reviewing.
In 2004, Final selections were made by an International Reviewers Committee with the BA Director chairing the committee that included Mr. Ehsan Masoud (science writer; UK) and Dr. Julia Marton-Lefèvre (Chief of Lead for Environment and Development; UK). Selection was based on the project objective, its clarity and originality, as well as the project design and budget.
In 2005, winners were selected by an international reviewing committee comprised of 57 eminent scientists form allover the world.
We utilized the World Wide Web for the entire review process. Consequently, all proposals for review were viewed/downloaded via the Web, and review results were submitted through the Web