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International Development Research @ Cambridge

 

Cambridge Global Challenges facilitates the dialogue and co-creation between Cambridge researchers and researchers, implementers and end-users in the developing world, for the joint definition of research priorities and collaboration opportunities.

 


The workshop with colleagues from Namibia, Mozambique, Botwana and Cambridge gave me a great opportunity to learn what aspects of my research are important to people outside of my discipline. It also gave me an opportunity to get valuable feedback on both my research and ideas for future research.” 
Jostein Hauge, working on African industrial policy and global value chains at the Institute for Manufacturing  (Department of Engineering) and at the Centre for Development Studies. 

 

We deliver four research-definition programmes:

Global Visitors Programme

The programme organizes meetings between visitors from Official Development Assistance (ODA)-recipient countries with a direct understanding of global challenges and individual Cambridge researchers, allowing focussed discussions about addressing such challenges. If you would like a Global Visitor...

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Civil Society Workshops

Facilitated by implementation partners in the Global South, the workshops present challenges faced by communities in ODA-countries from the perspective of their communities to the Cambridge global challenges community.

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In-Country Workshops

Thematic workshops hosted by partner research and implementation organizations in developing countries, to advance the in-country definition of research agendas.

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Seed Funding to Pump-Priming Activities

Programmes supporting the first steps of research agendas jointly defined with colleagues in ODA-target countries.

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Welcome to Cambridge Global Challenges

Cambridge Global Challenges is the Strategic Research Initiative of the University of Cambridge that aims to enhance the contribution of its research towards addressing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030, with a particular focus on the poorest half of the world’s population.

 

Join the Strategic Research Initiative

Register to Cambridge Global Challenges here.

 

Learn about the support we provide 

Information on how Cambridge Global Challenges can support your research is shared here.

 

Contact us

Programme Manager (Sara Serradas Duarte): coordinator@gci.cam.ac.uk​