Global Development Network
Principal Office: International
The Global Development Network (GDN) makes grants and awards for research in economics, public policy, and other social sciences. Thematic areas in the GDN include agriculture and environment – among many others.
GDN’s premise is that good policy research, when properly applied, can accelerate development and improve people’s lives.
Grant Programs for Agriculture, Energy, Environment, Natural Resources
The GDN supports work in economics, public policy, and other social sciences cutting across the “green sector,” or addressing specific topics within it.
1 — Global Development Awards Competition. Themes for the awards differ from year to year. The awards are open to citizens and permanent residents of developing and transition countries.
About the Global Development Awards Competition
2 — Global Research. Global research involves case studies in different countries on a common theme, and operates via networking among researchers from different countries. Most research projects are for multiple years, and most are funded by major donor organizations. Each research project is unique in terms of who is eligible to participate. The size of grants is highly variable.
About Global Research
Geographical Distribution of Grant Activities in Developing Countries
GDN’s annual report provides a comprehensive summary of the network’s most recent activities and achievements.
GDN provides contact information for its offices in New Delhi and Washington.
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