Inclusive growth and rural development

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Explore our publications relating to inclusive growth and rural development including financial inclusion, equitable digital access, and rural development to benefit marginalised populations. This includes financing sustainable agribusiness, the transformation of food systems to enhance sustainability and understanding the Australian and international trade and market systems related to agriculture.

For more information about our research in this area, visit the Inclusive Growth and Rural Development Hub.

Griffith University is aligned with the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and committed to tackling global challenges around the following goals.

SDGs 1,2,5,10,12,13,14,15

Confronting labour market challenges in South Asia: An SDG perspective

Download PDF MOHD AVI HOSSAIN AND IYANATUL ISLAM Introduction South Asia represents a region with multiple contradictions. On the… Read More

Digital technologies vis- à-vis trade in Pacific island countries 

KELERA ROGOIRUWAI AND KALOLAINI RANADI  |    Introduction  International trade is critical to a country’s economic and social well-being. Advanced economies continue to leverage… Read More

Learning from international experience: Improving institutions for climate-resilient MSMEs in Mongolia

TAPAN SARKER, DHARA SHAH AND ROB HALES, LHAGVANOROV DASHZEVEG, TUMENIARGAL ELBEREL, BATDORJ KHALIUNBAT AND PUREVDORI TSEDEN-ISH | 15 MINUTE READ |… Read More

Climate-resilient micro-, small-, and medium-sized enterprises in Mongolia: Understanding challenges

DHARA SHAH, TAPAN SARKER AND ROB HALES, BAYARMAA KHURELCHULUUN AND ODONTUYA SUKHBAATAR | 15 MINUTE READ | Download PDF As… Read More

Reserve Bank of Australia review: Corporate governance lessons for the Pacific 

MARK OFOI  |    Reviews on state institutions are conducted, among others, to enhance systems of good governance with the intent to augment outcomes, installing… Read More

Privatising Poverty Series Part 11:   Climate change gives the lie to market-based development

RON BEVACQUA  |  The tenth post in this blog series singled out microfinance, and financial inclusion in general, as the “money pump” that… Read More

Understanding the dynamics of housing prices in Papua New Guinea

MESON TUMSOK, GORDON KAPAK AND TONG TONG  |  In recent years, the housing market in Papua New Guinea (PNG) has experienced significant… Read More

COVID-19 in the Indo-Pacific: Gendered risks, impact and response

SARA E DAVIES AND ROBIN E ROBERTS  |  The global upheaval caused by COVID-19 extended beyond health, affecting food production… Read More

Linking disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation: Lessons from Jakarta

FEBI DWIRAHMADI, PAUL BARNES, ARIF WIBOWO, AVIANTO AMRI AND CORDIA CHU  |  Jakarta, Indonesia’s most populous city with an estimated… Read More

Enhancing the ecosystem for entrepreneurship and innovation in the Pacific

JEFF LIEW  |  Liliana is a young mother and small business owner in an island community. With a digitally connected and responsive business financing… Read More


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