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Welcome to the Development Studies Association. We are the UK based membership organisation for all those studying, researching and teaching in the field of global development.
We’ve been together for over 40 years. We are proud of our strong membership base, our diverse networks, our lively annual conference, and our collaborative publications.
DSA responds to the recent suspension of the UKRI’s Equality, Diversity and Inclusion group.Read Now
DSA rounds up responses to the new FCDO White Paper on International Development.Read Now
The latest events from out members. December 2023 includes pastoralist communities, early pregnancy in Nigeria and more.Read Now
Includes federalism in Ethiopia; local power in humanitarian Syria; political polarisation; and the answer to why citizens vote for corrupt politicians.Read Now
Youth inclusive digital urban governance; resilient urban economies; settlement security in Cebu and urban exclusion in Israel.Read Now
Bina Agawal wins economics prize; new titles on Ethiopia; successful transformation; pockets of effectiveness; Mediterranean value chains and more.Read Now
GDI researchers secure £2 million to establish how satellite and drone data can support socially just conservationRead Now
The Centre for the Study of Global Development at The Open University is one of the newest members of the DSA.Read Now
The British Council’s recent report highlighted the role of tertiary education in development. Find out more about their partnerships.Read Now
Think tank ODI produce two journals for the development community: Development Policy Review and Disasters.Read Now
Open and online event series for the DSA’s Land, Politics and Sustainability Study Group for the 2023-202 academic year.Read Now
The School of Global Development at the University of East Anglia will organise a workshop on epistemological issues in international development for PhD candidatesRead Now
Ahead of the DSA webinar on climate and development finance check out the resources, research and news from our panel.Read Now
DSA works on behalf of the development studies community in the UK. We build connections between DSA members, represent their views in relevant consultations and share their work with a wide audience of prospective students, partners and donors.