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

Digital futures: Driving systemic change for women

ERIN WATSON-LYNN AND TENGEI WANG | As digital technology continues to unlock new financial opportunities for people across Asia and the Pacific, it is… Read More

Privatising Poverty Series Part 1: Marking a half-century of market-led development

RON BEVACQUA  |  The year 2022 marks an important anniversary in the field of economic development and poverty reduction. It was exactly 50… Read More

Digital futures: Financial inclusion in the Asia Pacific

ERIN WATSON-LYNN AND TENGFEI WANG | The outcomes of harnessing digital technologies for financial inclusion will pay dividends for people at the bottom of… Read More

Data security, market competition and emerging mobile payment platforms in the Asia Pacific

HUI FENG, LUKE HOUGHTON, ERNEST FOO, DIAN TJONDRONEGORO AND KHONDKER MOHAMMAD ZOBAIR | Mobile payment platforms (MPPs) have become the vanguard of financial… Read More

Inclusion inspires global financial agenda but how does it fare in the small Pacific Island Countries? The case of Vanuatu

ALISON BAINAURI, AROLD BILL, TRACEY WEST, PARMENDRA SHARMA, NIRODHA HAYAWARDENA AND TINGXI ZHANG The ideology of inclusion is indeed increasingly inspiring and influencing the… Read More

An unlikely Asian success story? Revisiting the Bangladesh paradox of bad governance and good development outcomes

YAN ISLAM | Once derided as an ‘international basket case’ following its emergence as an independent nation in 1971 after a bitter war… Read More


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