GDN Fellow (Research Capacity Strengthening in Francophone Africa) (Deadline 10 October)

Terms of Reference – GDN Fellow (Research Capacity Strengthening in Francophone Africa) The Global Development Network (GDN) is looking for an outstanding individual with strong commitment and compelling experience to manage an ambitious research capacity building initiative in Francophone Africa. The initiative has a twin focus on strengthening research culture in research institutions, and opening access to research opportunities to young researchers. About the Global Development Network The Global Development Network (GDN) is a public international organization that supports high quality, policyoriented, social-science research in developing and transition countries to promote better lives. It supports researchers and research institutions in these countries with financial resources, opportunities for global networking, as well as access to information, training, peer review and world-class scientific and technical support. GDN acts on the premise that better research leads to more informed policies and better, more inclusive development. Through its global platform, GDN connects social science researchers with policymakers and development stakeholders across the world. Founded in 1999, GDN is currently headquartered in New Delhi, India, and operates globally. About the GDN’s work with Southern research institutions Since 2014, GDN has developed a unique approach to working with institutions on research capacity strengthening. We acknowledge that […]

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Francophone Africa Update

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