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development opportunities
of our time.

We work critically, adaptively and creatively with our development partners

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for inclusive

Connecting policy and capacity to
better serve diverse populations

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for development.

Using short documentaries and animations in our research, teaching and advisory work

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Learning with
the leaders
of today and tomorrow.

We work at the intersection of governance, leadership and policy

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in the
extractives sector.

Subnational reporting of extractive revenues

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Connecting local, regional and global markets

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inclusion in
Papua New

The impact of mobile banking in urban,
peri-urban and regional communities

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Square Circle team.

Our team of researchers and practitioners work collaboratively across scales, geographies and cultures

The Way
We Work

The Way We Work



Australia Awards Africa: Stay Connected and Reintegration Workshops
Building linkages for impact
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Institutional Design for Solomon Islands’ MMERE
Supporting sustainable regulation in the resources sector
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The Pacific Fisheries Leadership Program
Supporting adaptive and inclusive leadership
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Evaluating the Impacts of Infrastructure Investments in PNG’s Justice Sector
Evaluating infrastructure investments in PNG
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Pacific Leadership and Governance ‘Precinct’ Tracer Study
Evaluating impact for inclusive leadership
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Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism in Africa: The Role of the Mining Sector
A study of the mining industry in Kenya, Burkina Faso, Mali and Ghana
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The Science and Practice of Sustainable Development MOOC
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Leadership and Policy


Institutional Strengthening

Program Design and Management

Digital Storytelling


Conflict, Peace and Development

Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning



Video Report on the Design of the Solomon Islands Minerals Advisory Centre

An Interactive Dashboard for understanding Subnational Payments in the PNG Extractives Sector

Preventing And Countering Violent Extremism In Africa: The Role Of The Mining Sector

Not Dirt Cheap: Rare Earth Minerals and the Trade War Article

The Causes of Poverty and Inequality: The Science and Practice of Sustainable Development

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See Report

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The SC Network

The SC Network

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