The foundation is the member of international networking such as:
- Asian Institute of Rural Development (AIRD), India;
- The Centre for Our Common Future (CoCF), Geneva;
- Development Innovations and Network (IRED), Geneva;
- Asian NGO Coalition for Agrarian Reforms and Rural Development (ANGOC), Philippines. RDF also is the member of ANGOC board of directors.
- World Rural Forum (WRF), Spain
RDF is the focal point for the:
- Asian Development Forum, Philippines;
- International Community Education Association (ICEA), UK;
- World Bank NGO Global Committee, Washington.
- The Environmental Liaison Centre (ELCI), Kenya
The foundation is accredited to:
- United Nations Environments Programme,
- Sustainable Development Policy Institute,
- Global Environment Facility
- World Food Summit
- United Nations Commission for Combating Desertification
Consultative Status with ECOSOC
RDF enjoys consultative status with Economic and Social Council of the United Nations since year 2000.
Certified by PCP
RDF is certified by Pakistan Center for Philanthropy (PCP). PCP Certification is a "seal of good housekeeping” for organizations that exhibit exemplary standards in organizational effectiveness. This is based on an independent and objective evaluation of the NPO in critical areas of internal governance, financial management and programme delivery.