sustineo vb. 1. to hold up or upright, keep up, bear up, support, sustain.

Sustineo and the Alfred Deakin Research Institute provide policy briefs and details on the Pacific Index
Sustineo provides technical and management services to create positive and sustainable social economic change in Australia and across the Asia Pacific region.
A fundamental tenet of Sustineo’s approach is the commitment to building enduring coalitions and strategic alliances with professional, academic and community sector organisations.
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Current Projects

The Pacific Index, developed with ADRI, ranks rich countries on the their efforts in supporting development in the Pacific.
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Sustineo is working with NZAID on the Timor Leste Community Policing Programme to provide M&E services.
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This project aims to improve consumer protection policy directions through the synthesis of experiences and lesson learned.
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Sustineo will develop a framework and models for public awareness of consumer protection in ASEAN.
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Sustineo is developing three case studies on how regulatory reform promotes innovation in APEC.
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“Overall, we have been very happy with the service and professionalism of Sustineo. They have proven particularly suitable to conduct this governance project and have also shown a very high level of expertise in the area of childhood learning and cultural awareness in relation to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.”
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'The Links Between Security Sector Reform and Development' report now published

Sustineo recently undertook a rapid research project with the Australian Civil-Military Centre. The report, which explores the relationship between security and development, has now been published.
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Insight Series #1: Thinking about Water Differently

The first contribution to Sustineo’s Insight Series, written by Madeleine Plocki, explores the emergence of nexus thinking and its influence on projects within the Asian Development Bank...
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Ideas in Brief #3 – What is Aid-for-Trade?

The third contribution to Sustineo’s Ideas in Brief series, written by Esther Khoo, has been released. In this piece Esther introduces the Aid for Trade debate, providing a contextual overview of the concept, outlining the benefits and identifying when it works best.
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