Supporting high-quality, policy-oriented, social-science research in developing countries 

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GDN Makes a Difference

This brochure documents GDN’s contributions to a buoyant knowledge-for development agenda, since...


18th Global Development Conference

GDN's 18th Global Development Conference on Science, Technology and Innovation for Development...



Call for Blog Articles on GlobalDev

GDN is supporting a new blog...


Other Opportunities

Find out about calls and opportunities this month.


Gdn In The News

Who does the research on aid effectiveness? It matters.

"Accepted knowledge about what works, and what doesn’t, plays a critical role in decisions about aid, particularly at a time when donors face unprecedented pressure to demonstrate efficiency and effectiveness - value for money and impact. But how solid is this knowledge, and whose knowledge is it?" GDN Head of Programs, Francesco Obino discusses the need for academic and policy discourse around aid effectiveness to prioritize the voices of local researchers from aid recipient countries. Read the full article on the London International Development Centre website, here.

Results Framework

From Strategy to Impact - how does GDN do it?


Research is Development

A film about about GDN's efforts to scale up the Royal University of Bhutan's own plans to build...


Impact at a Glance

Read about GDN's footprint, representation and diversity, publications and impact stories from...