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WINNERS | Global Development Awards Competition 2022

Presenting the WINNERS of the Global Development Awards Competition 2022!


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GDN in the News

Watch Pierre Jacquet talk about the Global Development Conference on Tax Policy for Sustainable Development on JT 19/20 - Auvergne  I  Read Francesco Obino and other authors in On Think Tanks, on COVID-19 and research systems: An urgent need for fresh thinking in the Global South  I  Read Pierre Jacquet's piece on Revisiting Knowledge for Development in OECD Development Matters  I  Read this opinion piece from the European Investment Bank and GDN on Investing in 'deep dives' to measure development impact in Devex  I  Are research links with the developing world still a one way street? Read Francesco Obino's comments in THE World University Rankings  I  Watch Pierre Jacquet talk about sustainable development and sustainable debt for African nations on CNBC Africa  I  Inaya Rakhmani and Zulfa Sakhiyya say that Indonesian policymaking is not informed by quality research and academic freedom in The Conversation  I  Read Anindya Chaudhuri on safe and ethical artifical intelligence in The Economic Times  I  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  I  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.

PERU | Analyzing the effects of social interactions between economically disadvantaged and wealthy students at a Peruvian university

In 2016, Dr. Marcos Agurto won the Japanese Award for Outstanding Research on Development (ORD)...


GDNews – May 2023

GDAC 2022 winners announced, calls open for the Global Development Conference, GlobalDev in a...


GDN Impact Study Report: An Evaluation of Award Winners from 2015 - 2018

A report containing results from the evaluation of award winners of the Global Development...