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


Global Development Awards Competition (GDAC) 2022

Applications open till 6 January 2023 for GDAC 2022.


Appui au renforcement des capacités et au rayonnement des think tanks dans le Sahel

Appui au renforcement des capacités et au rayonnement des think tanks dans le Sahel...


Global Development Conference 2022: Tax Policy for Sustainable Development

Visit the microsite to learn about what transpired at the Global Development Conference on Tax...


Mentoring at GDN

GDN calls out to Independent Advisors interested in working with research institutions and think...


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.

GDNews - November 2022

The Global Development Conference on Tax Policy in Clermont-Ferrand, deadline extension for GDAC...


GDNews – October 2022

Upcoming call for the Sahel region, call for independent advisors, words from our grantee and...


Impact of Nachtigal Hydro Power Company’s investments on vocational education and training in Cameroon – A report

As part of the EIB-GDN program in Applied Development Finance, a new report was launched in the...