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


Global Development Conference 2023: Biodiversity and Sustainable Development

GDN's 23rd conference went off successfully in Quito, Ecuador....


Workshop | Global Development Awards Competition

Grantees of the Global Development Awards Competition from 2019 to 2022...


Final Peer Review Workshop l Biodiversity and Development Awards Program

Researchers of the AFD-GDN Biodiversity and Development Awards convened for...


Mentoring at GDN

At GDN, we think of mentoring as a pretext for critical discussion around...


Call for Expressions of Interest: Evaluating Social Science Research Systems

GDN calls for applications from research teams in LMICs, especially Tunisia and...



GDN in the News

Watch Pierre Jacquet talk about the Global Development Conference on Tax Policy for Sustainable Development on JT 19/20 - Auvergne  I  Read Francesco Obino and other authors in On Think Tanks, on COVID-19 and research systems: An urgent need for fresh thinking in the Global South  I  Read Pierre Jacquet's piece on Revisiting Knowledge for Development in OECD Development Matters  I  Read this opinion piece from the European Investment Bank and GDN on Investing in 'deep dives' to measure development impact in Devex  I  Are research links with the developing world still a one way street? Read Francesco Obino's comments in THE World University Rankings  I  Watch Pierre Jacquet talk about sustainable development and sustainable debt for African nations on CNBC Africa  I  Inaya Rakhmani and Zulfa Sakhiyya say that Indonesian policymaking is not informed by quality research and academic freedom in The Conversation  I  Read Anindya Chaudhuri on safe and ethical artifical intelligence in The Economic Times  I  Read a blog by Madhuri Dass Woudenberg on The Research Whisperer on how to approach data visualization | How can research lead to Greener Outcomes? Read a piece by Pierre Jacquet on The Green Climate Fund Blog on how research can facilitate bottom up understanding of local natural and social facts  I  Read this op-ed in The Hindustan Times by GDN's Ramona Angelescu Naqvi and Madhuri Dass Woudenberg on how to include more women in social science research.

GDNews – September 2023

GDN’s new working paper series, last call for conference registrations...


BENIN | Mapping Biodiversity of Local Forest Food Products to Boost Food and Nutrition Security in Benin

Dr. Ir. Flora Chadare is an agricultural engineer, who specializes in food science and nutrition...


INDIA & BANGLADESH | Promoting Climate Resilient Livelihoods in Vulnerable Areas through Float Farming

In 2016, SAFE won an MIDP Award of 30,000 USD and the JSDF Award of 200,000 USD in 2017, to...