NEW DELHI, 9 February 2018 – The 18th Global Development Conference on Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) for Development is set to take place from 22 to 23 March in New Delhi, India. For the first time, such a conference will explore the specific contribution of STI to global health challenges, sustainable agriculture and skills, employment and industrial transformation.
15 June, 2017 | GDN and the Peru-based Group for the Analysis of Development (GRADE) co-hosted the launch of the new book, 'Improving Access and Quality of Public Services in Latin America: To Govern and to Serve' at the GRADE offices in Barranco, Lima on June 15, 2017.
24 August, 2016 | GDN is pleased to launch a new researach initiative with the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Research Institute to document how the Japanese managerial philosophy of Kaizen performs. If adopted as a managerial guiding principle, Kaizen is said to lead to industrial growth and to development within both public and private sectors.
GDN has announced its support to two leading institutions in Vietnam and India who will produce and disseminate policy relevant knowledge on two specific areas – the impact of climate change on agricultural production, and the environmental economics of slum redevelopment.
August 8, 2016 | GDN has launched a new call for expressions of interest in studying the effectiveness of international aid in Africa. Early career researchers from developing countries will compete to win four grants of $24,000, to fund institutional, comparative, cross-country research efforts looking at why (and why not), and how aid works in sub-Saharan Africa.
New Delhi, Sept 06, 2018 | The Global Development Network (GDN) has selected teams in Bolivia, Indonesia and Nigeria to map their national social science research systems, via the newly launched Doing Research program.