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


Winners | Global Development Awards Competition 2020

The Japanese Award for Outstanding Research on Development is a competitive research grant...


Results from the Doing Research program

Catch up on the dissemination of results and outcomes from the Doing Research program.



Upcoming GDN events

Learn about GDN events happening around the world. Visit to register for the Doing Research in...


Results from the online conference in Dec 2020

The European Investment Bank (EIB) and Global Development Network (GDN) are co-hosting an online...


GDN In The News

Are research links with the developing world still a one way street? Read Francesco Obino's comments in THE World University Rankings | Watch Pierre Jacquet talk about sustainable development and sustainable debt for African nations on CNBC Africa | Inaya Rakhmani and Zulfa Sakhiyya say that Indonesian policymaking is not informed by quality research and academic freedom in The Conversation | Read Anindya Chaudhuri's comments on GDN's point of view about safe and ethical artifical intelligence in The Economic Times | 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 | 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.


End of Year Message

A message from the President of the Global Development Network, Pierre Jacquet


Kenya | Impact Evaluation in Challenging Times

Five Questions with Laura Nelima Barasa, lecturer at the University of Nairobi, School of...


GDN Makes a Difference

Read more about GDN’s contributions to a buoyant knowledge-for development agenda, since its...