Development Studies Programme - Birzeit University


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Human Development

Palestinian Development

Community Development
   & Training

Research and Publications

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Research and Publications

The Center conducts academic and applied research in the field of development. At the heart of the Centre is the Research Unit which is responsible for:

  • Defining and conducting Research on a range of topics related to development in Palestine (e.g. gender, youth empowerment, labour participation, state building, sustainable development, etc…)
  • Collecting and disseminating information to a large number of policy-making institutions and other relevant agencies.
  • Producing the Palestinian Human Development Report
  • Using sophisticated and innovative approaches to its qualitative and quantitative research..

For more details about our publications and projects, visit:

Ongoing Projects

CDS Publications