Good Development

A series of short informal conversations between the BEIS Chief Scientific Adviser and our climate scientists, researchers and innovators.

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Climate change research

Report finds half a billion pounds invested since 2015

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Newton Fund &
Global Challenges Research Fund

We use science, research and innovation to tackle global development challenges

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Our funds

Newton Fund and Global Challenges Research Fund are managed by the UK's Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy. They allow researchers and innovators around the world to find lasting solutions to global challenges such as human health, food security and climate change.
LATEST STORY OF CHANGE

Rising up from drought together, tackling drought with drones

Jordan is facing an exceptional drought crisis. A solution is needed to combat the impact of recurrent drought episodes by balancing the uses of water for irrigation, drinking and industrial needs. Agriculture irrigation is one of the biggest challenges that Jordan is facing.  Excessive and...

16 June 2022
GLOBAL REACH

Enhancing the science, research and innovation community across the UK and globally

LATEST BLOG

Why wastewater must be treated

Jordan is the second water scarcest country in the world. Analysis released in 2019, by the World Resources Institute, predicts that by 2040 Jordan will be ranked fifth in countries facing the greatest water stress. Jordan’s major and vital source of water is ground water. There are 12...

19 May 2022

Supporting global goals

We use UK Official Development Assistance (ODA) to help meet global goals including poverty reduction, gender equality and sustainable cities. By investing in new research and supporting people and their careers, we aim to develop lasting solutions to development challenges around the world.