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From Evidence to Impact

Australian Development Research Awards Scheme: Development contributions of Australian aid funded research

Summary of publication

The Research for Development Impact (RDI) Network undertook a study on the development outcomes and impacts of research conducted through the Australian Development Research Awards Scheme (ADRAS), an Australian Government investment in development research from 2007-2016 with 129 research grants totaling A$58.2million. The study was conducted on a sample of 52 eligible projects and provides 18 recommendations to guide future research initiatives.

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Last Updated: 25 May 2018
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