Global Development Network | Local Research for Better Lives


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


Expression of Interest | Research Fellowship in Applied Development Finance

Global Development Network is seeking to induct up to 10 research professionals from the African...


19th Global Development Conference

Calls for Abstracts and Sessions are now open. Know more.



Call for National Focal Points for GDN's Doing Research Program

Call for Expressions of Interest: Assessing Social Science Research Systems Doing Research...


Call for Blog Articles on GlobalDev

GDN is supporting a new blog platform known as GlobalDev


Gdn In The News

People forget that a ‘visualisation’ of any kind is just an aid. It needs to say something solid. 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 | Less than 30% of the world's researchers are women. 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.


Annual Report 2019

Download GDN's Annual Report 2018


GDNews March 2019

Read about the ongoing call for session and papers for the 19th Global Development Conference,...


Global Perspective with Dr. Jyotsna Puri

Five Questions with Dr. Jyotsna (Jo) Puri, Head, Independent Evaluation Unit (IEU) of the ...