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


Global Development Conference 2023: Biodiversity and Sustainable Development

The theme of the 2023 Global Development Conference is 'Biodiversity and Sustainable Development...


Pierre Jacquet passes the baton to GDN’s new President

GDN welcomes Professor Jean-Louis Arcand as its new President in January 2023...



Innovation financière pour les pauvres dans le monde

Le Global Development Network qui a récemment ouvert son bureau européen, GDN Europe, à Clermont...


AFD-GDN Biodiversity and Development Awards

The awards aim to highlight the link between biodiversity and development through new, high...


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 – March 2023

Two upcoming events, program developments, a milestone and more…


GDN Impact Study Report: An Evaluation of Award Winners from 2015 - 2018

A report containing results from the evaluation of award winners of the Global Development...


Social Science and COVID-19 | The Southeast Asia Response

A new region-wide assessment on the pandemic response in 11 countries of Southeast Asia has been...