Our Aims and Objectives
We are the UK association for all those who research, study and teach global development issuesFind Out More
The UK association for all those who research, teach and study global development issues.
The Development Studies Association promotes and advances international development as a field of study, research and action. We aim to deepen understanding of how global poverty, inequalities, conflict and environmental destruction are produced, sustained and may be overcome, and how a better future may be advanced.
The DSA is a membership organisation, with both individual and institutional members, and is wholly funded through its membership premiums and activities.
We aim to:
We do this through:
Connecting the UK’s development research community
We welcome anyone with an interest in development studies. We have over 600 members, made up of individuals and around 40 institutions. Our members come from all over the world but most are based in the UK.