Global Development Network | Local Research for Better Lives


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

Congratulations to Mthuli Ncube, GDN's Board Member, who has been appointed as Finance Minister of Zimbabwe.


Session on Development Studies and Knowledge Production at World Social Science Forum

Global Development Network will be presenting ‘Development Studies and Knowledge Production –...


EOI | Climate Adaptation in the Hindukush Himalayas, and downstream countries

Effectively adapting to climate change has become one of the most pressing needs of our time....



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

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.


GDNews August 2018

GDN shortlists candidates to study impact financing in ACP countries, and teams to study social...


GDNews July 2018

In this issue of GDNews, read about the two new institutions we have shortlisted, GDN's efforts...


Annual Report 2017

Download GDN's Annual Report 2017