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We welcome GFAR’s newest PhD student, Trang Nguyen

Trang Nguyen

Our newest PhD student at the Centre for Global Food and Resources (GFAR), Trang Nguyen, has research interests in agricultural and food system sustainability, especially within the context of climate change.

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New PhD students and visitors at GFAR

students and visitors

We have welcomed new PhD students and visitors at GFAR this semester. In this blog, they have each shared some information on their backgrounds and what they are looking forward to while they are here.

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Master of Agribusiness, Graduate Story - Giancarlo Cassinelli

Giancarlo Cassinelli

Giancarlo Cassinelli: ‘The Master of Agribusiness' program at The University of Adelaide was a great mix for me, it allowed me to develop skills that will be of tremendous help for my career and future endeavours.

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Future market insights for Australia's chicken meat industry

Chicken meat project

This research seeks to increase understanding of Australian chicken meat consumption trends and preferences. This is critical for the development of effective industry and policy strategies for reducing barriers and growing consumer demand for chicken meat in Australia’s changing meat consumption climate, and for creating opportunities for the domestic industry.

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New Perspectives on Sharing Water

Water day

Prof. Young hopes that this water sharing paper will inspire a new dialogue and start a search for robust water-sharing arrangements that will withstand the test of time. In some areas, a few policy tweaks may be all that is necessary. In other areas, a major rethink may be necessary.

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‘If someone wants to take more, someone else has to take less’ – New Perspectives on Sharing Water

GWP 2019

Prof. Young hopes that this water sharing paper will inspire a new dialogue and start a search for robust water-sharing arrangements that will withstand the test of time. In some areas, a few policy tweaks may be all that is necessary. In other areas, a major rethink may be necessary.

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Reflections from the 2019 Crawford Fund Conference

CGFAR at Crawford Fund Conference 2019. From left to right: Prof. Sarah Wheeler, Prof. Wendy Umberger, Duc Nguyen, Jack Hetherington, and Rohan Yargop

GFAR PhD student Anh Duc Nguyen was chosen as a scholar to attend the recently held 2019 Crawford Conference in Canberra. Duc reflects on his experience in this blog.

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Masterclass Fiji

Masterclass Fiji

This Masterclass in September 2019 will focus on Value Chain Analysis and Market Research techniques combined with practical exercises and relevant field work.

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CGFAR students participate in the International Food and Agribusiness Management Association Conference

CGFAR Students at IFAMA 2019

Four of our post graduate students recently participated in the International Food and Agribusiness Management Association conference held in China. Master of Global Food and Agricultural Business student Claire Adams talks about her experience of participating in the conference in this blog.

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CGFAR researcher elected chair of National Landcare Network (NLN)

Conservation

Congratulations to Associate Professor Patrick O’Connor for being elected as Chair of the National Landcare Network (NLN).  NLN is the representative body for Landcare groups across Australia and works to provide national representation for Landcare and other community groups working to protect Australia’s lands and waters. 

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