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


Global Development Awards Competition (GDAC) 2022

Applications are now being accepted for the 2022 edition of the GDAC.


Global Development Conference 2022: Tax Policy for Sustainable Development

Register for the upcoming Global Development Conference on Tax Policy for Sustainable...



Policy Labs are key to GDN's strategy

A GDN Policy Lab is a space purposefully designed to enable high-quality interactions between...


GDN Event Calendar

Learn about GDN events happening around the world. 


GDN In The News

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 | Read Pierre Jacquet's piece on Revisiting Knowledge for Development in OECD Development Matters | Read this opinion piece from the European Investment Bank and GDN on Investing in 'deep dives' to measure development impact in Devex | 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 on 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.

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...


GDNews September 2022

New board members appointed, GDAC 2022 open to applications, a call for contributions, program...


Annual Report 2021

GDN has published its latest Annual Report 2021.