Development Studies Internet Resources: Alphabetical Listing
Prof. William A. Joseph | Department of Political Science | Wellesley College

About Multi-Lateral Development Banks (World Bank)

African Development Bank

afrol News

Alternative Radio Broadcasts on Development

Ann Hastings, "Eradicating Global Poverty"

Arts For Global Development

Asian Development Bank

Association for Women in Development (AWID)

Blood and Milk: identifying what works in international development (Blog)

Big Picture TV Videos on Development


British Library for Development Studies

Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA)

Center for Global Development

Centre for Micro Finance (CMF)

CIA World Factbook

Cingranelli-Richards (CIRI) Human Rights Dataset

Commitment to Development Index

CGAP: Consultative Group to Assist the Poor

Corruption Perception Index

Democracy Now


Development Bank for Southern Africa

Development Economics and Economic Development (Prof. Giorgio Secondi)

Development Gateway

DFID - UK Department for International Development Initiative

Directory of Development Organizations

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)

E-journals Development-related- free access (The British Library for Development Studies)

Earth Institute (Columbia University)

Economist Intelligence Unit's Index of Democracy (PDF)

ELDIS (University of Sussex)

Elections by Country - Wikipedia Up-to-date election results from countries around the world.

Environmental Protection Index

Ethnologue: Languages of the World

Eurasia Group Political Stability Index

Europa World

Failed States Index

Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (Germany) Videos on the People, Issues, and Ideas Changing the Planet

Ford Foundation

Freedom in the World


Gates Foundation

Gender Action

Gender and Development

GeoHive: Global Statistics

Geoportal/United Nations Environmental Programme

Girl Effect

Global Citizen Corps

Global Development Commons

Global Development Network

Global Development Research Center

Global EnVision (Blog)

Global Gender Gap

Global Health Facts

Global Impact

Global Politician

Global Poverty Mapping Project

Global Poverty Project

Global Voices

Globalis - an interactive world map

Globalization Index

Governance Matters Indicators

Grameen Bank (Bangladesh)

Gross International Happiness Project

Groupe Agence Fran¨aise de Dˇveloppement (France)

Hewlett Foundation Global Development Program

Human Development and Capability Association

Human Development Index (HDI)

Human Development Report Composite Indices (UNDP)

Human Poverty Index (HPI)

Humanitarian and International Development NGOs (Blog)

IFES Election Guide

Impact Your World: Poverty - Special Reports from CNN

Index of Economic Freedom

Institute for Development Studies (University of Sussex)

Inter Press Service

Inter-American Development Bank

International Center for Research on Women (ICRW)

International Development Research Centre (IDRC)

International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES)

International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA)

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

International Third World Studies Journal & Review

Islamic Development Bank

IsraAid: The Israel Forum for International Humanitarian Aid

Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)

Jefferey Sachs, "The End of Poverty: Economic Possibilities for Our Time, Mar 31, 2005

Journal of Development Studies

Journal of Human Development

Journal of Peasant Studies

Jubilee Debt Campaign

K-Rep Bank (Kenya)


MASHAV – Israel's Center for International Cooperation

Mercy Corps

MicroPlace: Invest Wisely, End Poverty

Millenium Development Goals Monitor

Minorities at Risk Project

MIT World Videos on Development


The Nationalism Project

Nations and Nationalism

National Endowment for Democracy (NED)


New Internationalist

New York Times Topics: Third World and Developing Countries

NGO Worldline

Nike Foundation

Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (Norad)

OECD-DAC Aid Statistics

Open Society Institute (Soros Foundation)

Organization for Economic Cooperation & Development (OECD) Development Co-operation Directorate (DCD)

Oxford Development Studies

Peace Corps (US)

Pew Global Attitudes Project

Plan (UK)

Polity IV Project: Political Regime Characteristics and Transitions, 1800-2007

Population Council

Populations Reference Bureau

Poverty Mapping

Poverty News Blog

Poverty News Blog on Facebook


PRAXIS: Resources For Social and Economic Development

Rehydration Project

R—binson Rojas Archive

Rockefeller Foundation

SDC - Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation

Society for International Development (SID)

The South Centre

Studies in Comparative International Development

Studies in Ethnicity and Nationalism

Swedish Cooperative Development Agency

Stanford Comparative Democracy Project

TED Talks on "Rethinking Poverty"

Third World Network

Third World Quarterly

Trade, Equity, and Development Program (Carnegie Endowment for International Peace)

UC Atlas of Global Inequality (University of California)

UN Data

UN NGO Database

UNCTAD | United Nations Conference on Trade and Development

UNDEF | United Nations Democracy Fund

UNDP | United Nations Development Programme

UNDP Democratic Governance Programme

UNDP Oslo Governance Centre

UNICEF | The United Nations Children's Fund

UNIFEM | United Nations Development Fund for Women

United Nations Foundation

United Nations Human Development Report

United Nations Human Development Reports

United Nations Millenium Development Goals

United Nations Millenium Development Goals Indicators

United Nations Statistics Division

United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

US Bureau of the Census International Database

University of Texas Inequality Project

Watching America

World Audit

World Bank

World Bank Data & Statistics

World Bank Development Reports

World Bank Research Digest

World Data Center for Human Interactions in the Environment

World Development

World Gazetteer

World Health Organization (WHO)

World News Network

World Trade Organization | WTO


Worlds Apart: Measuring International and Global Inequality (Prof. Branko Milanovic)

WWW Virtual Library: International Affairs Resource- News Sources

WWW Virtual Library: International Development (Professor Wayne A. Selcher