SID membership package

By becoming a SID member, regardless of your point of affiliation and in addition to your local chapter's benefits*, you will receive:


This is SID's premier publication, published continuously for over 50 years and bringing sharp and critical insights to development policy and practice, as well as sharing lessons and experiences of development practitioners from around the world. Development is published quarterly for SID by Palgrave MacMillan.

1) Complementary subscription to print version of four issues of Development (for members joining SID for the first time)

2) Electronic access to the Development journal, including the archive of back issues

N.B.: From the second year onwards, all renewing members will receive the electronic version of Development and one print issue (out of four). Those who wish to continue to receive the four issues in print, will be able to order this at a small additional fee to their annual membership dues: € 15 for members from low income countries and students from any country; € 25 for members from high income countries.


A private section of this website is made available to members in order to access the following items:

1) Electronic archive of back issues of Development journal, hosted by the journal's publisher Palgrave Macmillan.

2) Selected SID publications

3) Benefits and special offers made available to members from time to time.


A monthly update on programmes, activities, publications and forthcoming events within the SID worldwide network, providing latest news about SID secretariat, chapters and the journal Development.

* For local benefits and fees, please refer to local chapters. 


it is organized by the international secretariat every first Tuesday of the month and is conceived as an informative space to exchange news and updates about the ongoing global development policy processes. SID members can freely partecipate and - if they wish so -  can propose topics for discussion and possible presenters in advance of the meeting. The mechanics of each call will be determined by the interest from the network. Recordings and or written inputs are made available to SID members on this website in the member's area (log in page).


SID members - who wish so - can subscribe to a SID mailing list to receive and disseminate information of relevance to development. Please note this is work in progress.