We support and facilitate partnerships that tackle some of the most complex and intractable aspects of global poverty. We do this by filtering unique interactions between the Cambridge region's exceptional academic minds and dynamic development practitioners working around the world. To this powerful combination, the Centre adds partners from Cambridge's vibrant business, IT, not-for-profit and policy sectors to develop workable solutions.
A cross between a 'think tank' and 'meeting place' for international development, the Centre is a highly effective catalyst: it creates dozens of opportunities each year for over 40 specialist bodies working in international development to meet and foster new, challenging ways of thinking, and engages with over 1000 people working outside of the development field. Over the past six years we have established ourselves as an important player in the field