Dgroups is the starting point for groups and communities in international development. Whether you are supporting a team, a group, a network, an organization or a community, we aim to provide you with a platform which is simple, non-commercial, respectful of privacy, and targeted at low bandwidth users in the South. Dgroups supports 700+ communities of practice, with more than 150.000 registered users. It delivers around 460.000 email messages each day, half of which are exchanged with and within low-income countries.

Dgroups Vision

A world where every person is able to contribute to dialogue and decision-making for international development and social justice.

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Case study: Using Dgroups for stakeholder engagement and participation in the FAO Farmer Field School
During a recent webinar organized in partnership between FAO-Dgroups, Suzanne Phillips from the Farmer Field School Team in the Plant Production and Protection Division of the FAO ...

April 19, 2018

Recording and slides from the webinar on Dgroups: simple solutions for building communities in your organization
The webinar on Dgroups: simple solutions for building communities in your organization, organized in partnership with FAO, took place on 22 March, 2018. About 70 people joined the live event; several ...

March 27, 2018


An introduction to Dgroups [9-minute video presentation]
Dgroups is a longstanding, successful international development initiative, like few others. It has been online since 2002, and hundreds of thousands of development professionals use it regularly in ...

April 11, 2018

Case study: Using Dgroups to scale up online networking and communication in the Rural Water Supply Network
This case study describes why RWSN has chosen to use Dgroups as their main tool for communicating with partners and clients all over the ...

September 11, 2017