DevNet connects academics, students and development practitioners to facilitate the exchange of ideas, information and research.

The Aotearoa New Zealand International Development Studies Network links people and organisations involved and interested in the broad field of international development in Aotearoa New Zealand and the wider world.



Latest Newsletter

6 Nov. 2015

Hi everyone

We are fast approaching the end of 2015 and hope it has been a good and productive year for you.
There are a few things we would like to bring to your attention before the year is out. more


We are delighted to announce DevNet’s 9th Biennial Conference on International Development hosted by Victoria University of Wellington from Monday 5th December to Wednesday 7th December 2016. Please see the panel on the right for more information.
DevNet's conferences have been held biennially since 1998. Find out about past conferences.


Emma Mawdsley (University of Cambridge) has shared her thoughts on the '1 thing' that could make development efforts more effective. This can be viewed on the video page, along with contributions from Anthony Bebbington, Richard Peet, John Overton, Brenda Killen, Rae Julian, Barry Coates, Ofa Guttenbeil-Likiliki and Severeine Blaise.

DevNet Conference

DevNet 2016

Victoria University of Wellington 
Monday 5th December to Wednesday 7th December 2016.

Registrations, Call for Papers and Sessions for this exciting and inspiring encounter will soon be made available online.

Aotearoa/New Zealand International Development Studies Network looks forward to welcoming people from across the globe, the Pacific and Aotearoa to Te Whare Wananga o te Upoko o te Ika a Maui this December!