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Annual Report 2018

GDN’s 2018 Annual Report provides information about its thriving activities, outputs, results, and impact.

In 2018, GDN has

  • completed two major global research programs on industrial productivity
  • built new partnerships to address the challenges of climate change adaptation in ways that better combine research and action
  • convened its global development conference in New Delhi on the challenges and promises of science, technology and innovation for development
  • distributed its annual global development awards
  • selected and trained talented researchers to evaluate impact investments
  • partnered with research institutions from a demand-led perspective to strengthen their capacities
  • started proof-of-concept 'Doing Research' assessments in a few countries, with a view to scale up this ambitious program which systematically documents social science research systems in developing countries, and 
  • launched the GlobalDev blog as a platform for developing country researchers interested in discussing policy insights informed by good academic research.
Click to read our Annual Report 2018.