International Development

Working Paper Series

Read some of our professional analyses and conclusions from field experience in this series of international development working papers.

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Strengthening Public Policy Research

RTI experts will work with AusAID to develop the capacity of Indonesian research organizations in health, education, and poverty reduction.

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Governance & Economic Development

We pursue innovative approaches and build on best practices to create the foundation for and promote effective governance.

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International Education

Our experts use research-based best practices to support schools and systems to enhance teaching and learning.

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International Environmental Services

We provide comprehensive environmental consulting services to governments and industry around the world.

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Global Health

Our global health programs build local capacity, emphasize community and stakeholder involvement, and support public-private partnerships.

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ICT Technology

Our teams help local partners develop ICT solutions to challenges in health, education, governance, economic growth, agriculture, and the environment.

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Our experts in international development deliver advisory and training services at the national, subnational, and local government levels, providing institutional development through the transfer of analytical tools and methods. Our global experience spans Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean, and the Middle East and North Africa. Show more

Our clients include the U.S. Agency for International Development, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, U.K. Department for International Development, Asian Development Bank, World Bank, Inter-American Development Bank, The Australian Government's Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, and several agencies of the United Nations, as well as foundations and other regional and international organizations.

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Kenyan boy studying

Primary school reading initiative boosts literacy in Kenya

Primary school literacy rates in Kenya can be improved through the Primary Mathematics and Reading initiative, according to a journal article by researchers at RTI International and Florida State University.
The study, published in the July 2014 issue of the International Journal of Educational Development, found that the Primary Mathematics and Reading (PRIMR) initiative increased oral reading fluency, reading comprehension and the proportion of children who could read at a set benchmark within one year of implementation.

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