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


DevNet's conferences have been held biennially since 1998. Find out about past conferences.
The 2016 DevNet conference will be hosted by Victoria University, Wellington, and will take place in the first week of December. Professor John Overton is conference convenor. Watch this space for more details of the conference theme and call for papers!


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 2014

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