Working with consultants and subject matter experts, the RDI Network regularly publishes research on relevant and emerging development issues in an accessible format. These reports are free to download, and are available in hard-copy and as an interactive PDF.
These reports on are a part of the Research in Development Series. The Series was first launched in 2010 through the ACFID University Network. It provided an opportunity for practitioners and academics to pursue emerging trends and thought leadership.
These reports are supported by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT).
Religion and development: Australian faith-based development organisations
This paper explores the distinctions between faith-based and secular aid and development organisations and the unique challenges and opportunities associated with the faith-based community.
Alternatives to Debtors Prison: Developing a framework for international insolvency
This paper contributes to the debate regarding debt and insolvency as it relates to international development, challenging assumptions around the causes and responses associated debt crises in the developing world.
In it for the long haul? Delivering Australian Aid to Afghanistan
This paper details the achievements of the Australian Government and non-government actors in Afghanistan in the years 2001 to 2010, and explores key ongoing challenges facing the nation.