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


Results from the Doing Research program

Catch up on the dissemination of results and outcomes from the Doing Research program.


Register here for an online conference from 2-4 Dec 2020

The European Investment Bank (EIB) and Global Development Network (GDN) are co-hosting an online...



AFD-GDN Biodiversity & Development Awards

The new AFD-GDN Biodiversity & Development Awards will create high-quality multidisciplinary...


Upcoming GDN events

Learn about GDN events happening around the world. Visit to register for the Doing Research in...


GDN In The News

Are research links with the developing world still a one way street? Read Francesco Obino's comments in THE World University Rankings | Watch Pierre Jacquet talk about sustainable development and sustainable debt for African nations on CNBC Africa | Inaya Rakhmani and Zulfa Sakhiyya say that Indonesian policymaking is not informed by quality research and academic freedom in The Conversation | Read Anindya Chaudhuri's comments on GDN's point of view about safe and ethical artifical intelligence in The Economic Times | 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 | 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 November 2020

The latest news from GDN, including an online conference on private sector impact investing,...


Annual Report 2019

GDN's 20th Annual Report 2019 outlines its achievements in the past years.


GDN Makes a Difference

Read more about GDN’s contributions to a buoyant knowledge-for development agenda, since its...