Global South Policy Process Research Network

GSPPRN is envisioned as a research and a professional platform that incubates comparative and multi-disciplinary approaches in public policies, policy studies, and process of the Global South. The network relies on the historical evidences of policy making in societies from the countries of the Global South to form its discourse

About the Network

About the Network:

GSPPRN is envisioned as a research and a professional platform that incubates the comparative and multi-disciplinary approaches of public policies, policy studies and policy process various academic disciplines based on real world evidences of policy making found in the history, society and culture of Global South.

The axis of this network is to accredit theorise policy practices found in evidences of problem solving from diverse research domains and across diverse public participation arenas. The primary benefit of GSPPRN within IPPA is to enhance professional exchanges, multinational and regional collaborations, interactions and generate comparative studies across the Global South, especially on emerging global public policy issues that have distinct and differential impact compared to the Global North namely climate change, environmental impacts, global health, migration issues, education, technology and knowledge, artificial intelligence and so on.



  • Promote and enhance comparative approaches to public policies in the Global South through: 

    • Organisation of international conferences focused on public policies in the Global South

    • Networking space for emerging policy scholars under the aegis of IPPA

    • Publication of knowledge documents on public policy case-studies picked from the Global South

  • Foster research collaboration and reflections between scholars from the Global South and Global North,

  • Conduct workshops in hybrid formats for scholars on emergent public policy research methods and theoretical frameworks. 



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