The Global Open Knowledge Hub (GOKH) is a technical, content driven programme aimed to develop new technical infrastructures and standards that supports increased access and availability of research knowledge.

Central to the project is the Open Knowledge Hub (OKhub), an Open Data platform for sharing and downloading digital content about development. The following diagram illustrates the OKhub workflow.


Sourcing content for Eldis

In addition to contributing Eldis content to the OKhub, Eldis also receives content from the Hub. Eldis is an online information ...

Global gender resources

The BRIDGE site is now using the OKhub to combine content from two partners' sites to create a richer set ...
GenderHub library

Gender Hub data integration

OKhub content is also integrated into host databases such as the Gender Hub. The Gender Hub is a multi-faceted online resource that strengthens ...
NUST widget

Use of the OKhub widget

The OKhub Web Widget allows you to create content relevant to your users and embed it in your website with ...

Content Explorer

What is in the Hub?

Our content explorer helps make sense of the breadth of open development knowledge available on the Hub

Explore the content


How-to guides to make use of content from the hub and contribute to the knowledge.

Get support and find out about the CMS plugins which make it easy.

Get the tools


Register for the OKhub API, and get direct programmatic access to international research.

Our API end-point and authentication information can be found here.

Register for the API

About the Hub

Why we think it is important to share content about international development, policy and practise from a range of diverse sources

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About our work

Latest News and Blogs

Academics, NGOs, activists: all engaged towards useful and accessible knowledge

From left to right, from top to bottom :
Fatou Diop Sall, coordinator of Groupe d’Études et de Recherche Genre et Sociétés (GESTES) (Sénégal),
Fatou DIOUF, UCAD COFULEF (Convergence des Femmes Universitaires pour le Leadership Féminin) (Sénégal)
Coura Kane Niang, tutor in literature at UCAD and president of COFULEF (Sénégal)
Françoise Mukuku, web-editor of Observ’action, Genre en Action (RDC)
Arame Top, coordinator of Regional Gender Observatory of Matam (Sénégal)
Diagne Oulimata, Centre National de Documentation Scientifique (Sénégal)
Binta Barry, Dfil student on the SOHA project (Sénégal)
Ousmane Niang, Dfil student GESTES (Sénégal)
Dieyi Diouf, tutor-researcher at EBAD (UCAD) and co-researcher of the project SOHA (Sénégal)
Diabel Ndiaye, Dfil student GESTES (Sénégal)
Fatou Dior Dieng, Dfil student GESTES (Sénégal)
Lorie Decung, activist Genre en Action (France)

Open Knowledge, kezako?

Written by Lorie Decung, Genre en Action "Open knowledge", much talked about in the ‘Open Access’ movement circles: is it ...

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River Mopan

Using data to respond to climate change

During her recent learning visit to the Caribbean, IDS Editorial Coordinator Amy Hall explored the challenges of addressing climate change. She ...

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