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Global Research Competition 2016 -- Aid Effectiveness in Sub-Saharan Africa

The Global Development Network (GDN) recently closed, on Sept 11, 2016, a competitive call for interest as part of the Global Research Competition (GRC) on aid effectiveness in sub-Saharan Africa, with a focus on health and agriculture.  

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Global Research Competition 2013

Building on the successes and lessons learnt from the pilot round in 2012, GDN launched a second round of the GRC in mid-2013.

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Global Research Competition

The Global Research Competition -- a competitive grant program designed to provide early-career social science researchers from developing and transition with a platform to investigate international development challenges through collaborative cross-country or inter-regional research projects -- ran from 2013 to 2016, targeting a range of topical development issues.   

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Next Horizons Essay Contest

In 2014, GDN ran an international essay competition on the future of development assistance in partnership with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

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KOICA Development Research Award

The KOICA Development Research Award (KOICA Award) was a competitive prize administered by GDN and funded by the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA).

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Regional Research Competition

The Global Development Network's Regional Research Competitions (RRCs) were carried in partnership with GDN's Regional Network Partners (RNPs) from 1999 to 2016.

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Urbanization and Development: Delving Deeper into the Nexus

Urbanization and Development: Delving Deeper into the Nexus, provided research grants to support comparative and systematic research focused across continents, and brought together experts from Francophone Africa, Asia and Latin America to address fundamental issues on urbanization and development.

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Varieties of Governance: Improving Public Service Delivery

GDN's three-year Global Research Project, Varieties of Governance: Effective Public Service Delivery, explored the role of formal and informal institutions, at both country and sector level, in the effectiveness (or lack) of public service delivery in the areas of basic education, water supply and transport infrastructure (roads).

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