Local Research for Better Lives

You are here

ACP Countries | The Next Generation of Researchers

Q&A with Emmanuel Jimenez, Executive Director of the International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (3ie), and advisor to the European Investment Bank-Global Development Network Program in Applied Development Finance.

read more ›
Paraguay | Building 100% employability in Latin America

In 2012-2014, the Global Development Network supported Martin Burt and the Fundacion Paraguay through the Japan Social Development Fund award.

read more ›
Romania | Use Data, Base your Conclusions on Facts

Five Questions with Corina Murafa, Managing Director of Ashoka in Romania, and former GDN grantee, who has always focused, in her various professional engagements, on producing long-lasting positive change in Romania. ​

read more ›
Ethiopia | The planet is full of interactions that ultimately impact society

Five Questions with Mengistu Ketema, Associate Professor, School of Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness Management and Director, Research Extension and Publication Office at Haramaya University in Ethiopia.   

read more ›
Africa | Of Digitalization and Development : What does the future hold for African manufacturing?

Five Questions with Karishma Banga, Senior Research Officer, Overseas Development Institute. Karishma talks about how Africans are affected by digitalization.

read more ›
Myanmar | Data Sharing to Stop Human Trafficking

Five Questions with Hasina Kharbhih, Founder, Impulse NGO Network who has wored on stopping human trafficking since she was a teenager. She is a GDN grantee having won an award for the Most Innovative Development Project (MIDP). 

read more ›
Colombia | Human Displacement – Lessons from Colombia

Five Questions with Ana Maria Ibañez, Professor Universidad de los Andes, Rice Visiting Professor, MacMillan Center, Yale University.

read more ›
Madagascar | Counting the Wealth of Nature

Five Questions with Professor Solofo Rakotondraompiana, Remote Sensing and Environmental Geophysics Laboratory, Institute & Observatory of Geophysics, University of Antananarivo. 

read more ›
Peru | It's High Time for Good Governance

Five Questions with Miguel Jaramillo, Executive Director of the Group for the Analysis of Development (GRADE), one of the most influential think tanks in the Americas. He has also recently joined the Social Protection Committee in Peru, and is a member of GDN's Alumni.

read more ›
Sri Lanka | Boosting Farmers'​ Resilience

Five Questions with Kanchana Wickramasinghe, Research Economist at the Institute of Policy Studies in Sri Lanka, and winner of the US$30,000 First Prize of the Japanese Award for Outstanding Research, administered by the Global Development Network in 2014.

read more ›


Share this