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EADI invites you to establish a new Working Group or to express your interest in collaborating with an existing EADI Working Group.

EADI has the following types of working groups:

  1. A network of institutes and individuals to exchange information, discuss research in progress and publish completed research.
  2. A group jointly pursuing research on a specific topic, with the intention of reporting the findings in a publication at the end of its work.
  3. A group providing joint input or service to development research or training, e.g., the Information Management and Training Working Groups.

Contact the EADI Secretariat at postmaster@eadi.org

Working Group Guidelines

Read in this note about:

  • The constitutional aspects of the Working Groups and their relationship with other parts of EADI.
  • The roles of the Working Groups.
  • The organisation of the Working Groups.
  • How EADI supports Working Groups.
  • The procedures for establishing a Working Group.

Working Group Guidelines

Save the dates: 7-8 November 2019 Research Communications Workshop in Bonn

Read more: Save the dates: 7-8 November 2019 Research Communications Workshop in Bonn
07 Nov 2019

Because our first Research Communciations Workshop in 2018 was such a great success, we have decided to make this an annual event, together with our new Research Communciations Working Group. This year we will be holding the workshop on 7 and 8 November.

Call for papers: “Social protection for social cohesion” Workshop, Bonn, 4-5 December

Read more: Call for papers: “Social protection for social cohesion” Workshop, Bonn, 4-5 December
15 Jul 2019

The Workshop will bring together researchers from different disciplines to discuss the effects of social protection on social cohesion. Given the complexity of the concept of social cohesion, which incorporates both horizontal relationships (between individuals and groups) and vertical relationships (between individuals/groups and national institutions)

Submit by 12 September 2019

Call for Proposals: "Putting Children First: New Frontiers in the Fight Against Child Poverty in Africa"

Read more: Call for Proposals: "Putting Children First: New Frontiers in the Fight Against Child Poverty in Africa"
12 Jul 2019

Launch and Workshop Event, Friday 18 October2019, Institute of Development Studies (IDS), Brighton, UK

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EU development policy at a crossroad, without a compass?

Read more: EU development policy at a crossroad, without a compass?
24 Apr 2019

Launch event of the EADI Working Group “The European Union as a Development Actor”, Ljubljana, 4 April

According to Working Group co-convenor Maja Bucar, the European Union (EU) is widely considered to be an important actor in international development policy. EU policy-makers take pride in the EU being “the world’s largest donor” and the recent OECD-DAC Peer Review (2018) emphasized the EU’s “leadership” in development cooperation.

Our brandnew Research Communications Working Group invites new members!

Read more: Our brandnew Research Communications Working Group invites new members!
17 Apr 2019

We are happy and proud to announce our latest Working Group, which is exclusively dedicated to Research Communication. The Working Group was set up as a result of our 2018 workshop for member institutes' communications experts.

EU development policy at a crossroad, without a compass? Ljubljana, 4 April 2019

Read more: EU development policy at a crossroad, without a compass? Ljubljana, 4 April 2019
04 Apr 2019

You are cordially invited to the launch workshop of our new Working Group "The European Union as a Development Actor", held at the Faculty of Social Sciences in Ljubljana, Slovenia. The workshop will provide a scrutiny of the proposed Neighbourhood, Development and International Cooperation Instrument (NDICI)

Will the Future EU Budget Water Down the Consensus on Poverty Reduction and Sustainable Development?

18 Mar 2019

Blog post by Amelia Hadfield and Simon Lightfoot on the EADI blog "Debating Development Research":

The European Union (EU)’s draft Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF) for 2021-27 is currently under negotiation. If approved, the EU’s development cooperation budget would increase by 30% despite Brexit. Given the possible political sensitivities around these discussions, the most recent peer review of the EU’s plans by the OECD’s Development Assistance Committee (DAC) did not swerve the issue and made a number of recommendations relating to the political context of the MFF negotiations. Read more

EADI Webinar: The Struggles of Epistemic Freedom and Decolonization of Knowledge in Africa, 12 March 3pm CET

Read more: EADI Webinar: The Struggles of Epistemic Freedom and Decolonization of Knowledge in Africa, 12 March 3pm CET
13 Mar 2019

Sabelo J. Ndlovu-Gatsheni, Professor and Head of the Archie Mafeje Research Institute at the University of South Africa, will give insights into his work on epistemic freedom and decolonization of knowledge in Africa.

New Initiative on Climate Change, Sustainable Development and the Environment, first virtual session on 27 February, 4pm UTC

Read more: New Initiative on Climate Change, Sustainable Development and the Environment, first virtual session on 27 February, 4pm UTC
27 Feb 2019

In preparation of the EADI General Conference “Solidarity, Peace and Social Justice” in June 2020, our Working Group on the Environment, Climate Change and Sustainable Development is reaching out for topics, good ideas and new participants.

EADI Webinar: Mixed Method Research on Poverty, Inequality and Economic Development

22 Nov 2018

This webinar of the EADI Working Group on “Multi-Dimensional Poverty and Poverty Dynamics" will take place on 13 December 2019 at 2 pm CET. It focuses on the use of mixed methods approaches within development research on poverty, inequality, and economic development, as well as on their interactions, and will share the insights from a recent EADI/CROP event

It will start with short presentations from the organisers before engaging listeners in critical discussion of the challenges they face generating and using qualitative and quantitative data in an integrated and interdisciplinary way. Speakers are Laura Camfield, University of East Anglia, United Kingdom, Andrew Sumner, Kings College, London and Lucas Schlögl, Kings College, London.

Register here