Research for Development

Call for Session Proposals to the 19th Global Development Conference

The Global Development Network (GDN), a public international organization aimed at promoting research for development, will hold the 19th Global Development Conference on 23-25 October 2019 in Bonn, Germany. Bearing the theme “Knowledge for Sustainable Development: The Research-Policy Nexus,” the conference will bring together researchers, policymakers, representatives of international organizations, civil society, development practitioners, and the private sector. GDN has partnered with the following institutions for the said event: German Federal Ministry for

Research hackathon on agriculture and nutrition

Every year institutions, researchers and practitioners generate thousands of datasets, reports and articles about development issues. Yet, much of this knowledge remains underused. Open data online makes it possible to take information on research from various sources and generate ‘mash-ups’ to make it available in different places and on different platforms.  The four-day “hackathon” held from January 22 to 25, 2013 in Nairobi, Kenya, gathered experts on agriculture and nutrition