Reports and publications


International Development Research Funders Statement on Safeguarding

On the day of an international Safeguarding Summit hosted by the UK International Development Secretary, UKCDR is pleased to publish a joint statement by the DFID, BEIS, DHSC, UKRI and the global charitable foundation, Wellcome, committing to support the development of the highest standards in organisational culture, systems and practice required to prevent and tackle all incidents of harm and abuse.

18 October 2018


UKCDR Strategy

This strategy builds on the firm foundations laid since our establishment in 2008, aligns to the 2015 UK Aid Strategy and the UN Global Goals (formerly the Sustainable Development Goals), and provides the necessary flexibility to respond to the rapidly evolving world in which we operate.

19 June 2018


Pollination and International Development

This report highlights the relevance of pollination to international development and identifies opportunities for improving development outcomes.

18 May 2018


Briefing paper: REF2021 and Development Research

This briefing provides a summary of the REF2014 process and proposed changes in REF2021 of particular relevance to development research such as interdisciplinarity and definitions of impact.

2 March 2017