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GDN honors the Late Dr. Isher Judge Ahluwalia, Former GDN Board Member and Vice-Chair

Isher had been instrumental in GDN's Headquarter move from Washington, DC to New Delhi, India in 2005. She strongly believed in GDN's global mission.

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Statement from the Global Development Network on the Passing of Guillermo Perry

The GDN staff, Board of Directors and grantees express their deep sadness at the passing of Guillermo Perry, Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors at the Global Development Network (GDN)

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Accelerating Research on the Economy & Environment in Asia

Oct 20, 2018 | Environmental issues are inextricably linked with economics and vice versa. GDN has announced its support to two leading institutions in Vietnam and India who will produce and disseminate policy relevant knowledge on two specific areas – the impact of climate change on agricultural production, and the environmental economics of slum redevelopment.

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New Research in Social Science Research Systems in Developing Countries

New Delhi, Sept 06, 2018 | The Global Development Network (GDN) has selected teams in Bolivia, Indonesia and Nigeria to map their national social science research systems, via the newly launched Doing Research program. 

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Science, Technology & Innovation for Development - International Conference Opens in New Delhi

NEW DELHI, 22nd March, 2018 - The international Science, Technology & Innovation (STI) for Development Conference opened in New Delhi with over 300 registered participants from 46 countries. 

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International Conference to explore STI contribution to sustainable development

NEW DELHI, 9 February 2018 – The 18th Global Development Conference on Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) for Development is set to take place from 22 to 23 March in New Delhi, India. For the first time, such a conference will explore the specific contribution of STI to global health challenges, sustainable agriculture and skills, employment and industrial transformation.

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Innovative Fellowship Programme: Assessing EIB’s Impact Finance in Africa

9 October, 2017 | The European Investment Bank (EIB), in partnership with GDN, has launched a one-year fellowship for researchers from sub-Saharan Africa with a workshop at the EIB headquarters.

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To Govern and to Serve: A New Book

15 June, 2017 | GDN and the Peru-based Group for the Analysis of Development (GRADE) co-hosted the launch of the new book, 'Improving Access and Quality of Public Services in Latin America: To Govern and to Serve' at the GRADE offices in Barranco, Lima on June 15, 2017.

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How Can Japanese Kaizen Lead to Development?

24 August, 2016 | GDN is pleased to launch a new research initiative with the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Research Institute to document how the Japanese managerial philosophy of Kaizen performs. If adopted as a managerial guiding principle, Kaizen is said to lead to industrial growth and to development within both public and private sectors.

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New Global Research to Question Aid Effectiveness in Africa

August 8, 2016 | GDN has launched a new call for expressions of interest in studying the effectiveness of international aid in Africa. Early career researchers from developing countries will compete to win four grants of $24,000, to fund institutional, comparative, cross-country research efforts looking at why (and why not), and how aid works in sub-Saharan Africa.

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