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Global Development Network | Local Research for Better Lives


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


Knowledge to Action Lab

The #Knowledge2Action lab aims to define a strategy and develop the tools to close the knowledge...


Accelerating Research on the Economy & Environment in Asia

GDN has announced its support to two leading institutions in Vietnam and India who will produce...



Strengthening Institutional Capacities of Institutions Working on the Economy and the Environment

Kickoff event in Hanoi, Vietnam for research actors working on research capacity building...


EIB-GDN Impact Finance Workshop Cycle 2

European Investment Bank and Global Development Network will hold an eight days Impact Finance...


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.


Impact Stories | Japanese Awards

The Global Development Network has been awarding researchers and development practitioners for...


GDNews September 2018

GDNews for September 2018 brings to you our latest call for climate adaptation, GDN at World...


GDN Makes a Difference

This brochure documents GDN’s contributions to a buoyant knowledge-for development agenda, since...