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A Talk by Professor Marie Stenseke

Prof. Marie Stenseke delivered a talk titled, 'It takes humans to make peace with nature: On the critical role of social science and humanities research for addressing biodiversity loss.'

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Webinar on Assessing Impact Investments

The Global Development Network and the European Investment Bank are co-hosting two webinars in March, focused on the theme of 'Assessing Impact Investments.'

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Dissemination of Findings from Doing Research in Indonesia

A webinar based on the results of the Doing Research Assessment in Indonesia.

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Dissemination of Findings from Doing Research in Myanmar

A webinar co-hosted by GDN and the Knowledge for Democracy Myanmar (K4DM) initiative of IDRC.

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Building Performing Social Science Research Systems in Developing Countries

The importance of social sciences for sustainable development cannot be understated: in its applied version, social science research offers solutions and recommendations to inform concrete action 

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Promoting Research in Social Sciences in Peru

11-12 June, Peru. GDN presented the implications of the Doing Research program in Peru for Grupo de Análisis para el Desarrollo's (GRADE) international conference 'How to promote research in the social sciences in Peru?'.

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Research Agenda for Central Banks

Global Development Network, along with Banque de France organized a four-day seminar 'Research Agenda for Central Banks' from 4-7 June 2019, in Paris, France.

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Closing Program on Firm Level Quality and Productivity

20 February 2019 | In a half day event, the Global  Development Network will close its program on quality and improvement in the public and private sectors. The two-year research program documents the link between productivity increases at the firm level and managerial innovation such as Kaizen, a Japanese management approach.

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The Challenges of International Collective Action in a Changed Environment.

At a seminar jointly hosted by the Global Development Network and the National Council of Applied  Economic Research in India, Jean Pisani-Ferry, Senior Fellow Bruegel, spoke on "The Challenges of International Collective Action in a Changed Environment." 

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Doing Research Kick-off

On 20-21 December 2018, teams from national research institutions in Bolivia, Indonesia and Nigeria met for the first time in GDN's global office in New Delhi, to discuss emerging research -- including context analyses, stakeholder mapping and data collection -- to document the health of social science research systems in their respective countries.

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