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    Development Studies Association of Ireland

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    Knowledge Xchange

    Collaborating and innovating for stronger policy and practice

Welcome to DSA Ireland

Welcome to the Development Studies Association of Ireland (DSAI). The DSAI is Ireland's only association for researchers and practitioners working in the field of international development. 

While the annual conference is a principal focus for the association, the DSAI is active throughout the year through its many Study Groups. All those involved in development whether as teachers, researchers, consultants or practitioners, are welcome to join both the Study Groups and the DSAI itself.

Photo credit: Learning route participants interact with local communities in Isiolo, Kenya. Timothy Mwaura / CGIAR (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0) 

Member Benefits

Join the network & study groups Join the network & study groups
Join a vibrant network of researchers and practitioners
Event funding Event funding
Access funding for your events and study group
Get event discounts Get event discounts
Get great discounts on summer schools, conferences and events.
Build a knowledge network Build a knowledge network
Share toolkits, reports and innovations

Events

News

  • "Handbook on Development and Social Change" launched

    The Development Studies Association Ireland (DSAI), and Maynooth University Social Science Institute (MUSSI) jointly launched The Handbook...
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    Fri, 06/15/2018 - 10:43
  • Welcome from the Chair

    Dear Members Greetings from all of us at DSAI.  I write to update you on recent and upcoming DSAI activities. and to encourage you all to...
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    Thu, 04/26/2018 - 11:29
  • Open Letter from Women in the Aid Sector

    On International Women's Day the Guardian published an article on an open letter from over 1,000 female aid workers. Information on the letter, background,...
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    Fri, 03/09/2018 - 13:14

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