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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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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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Policy research to support Indonesia’s upland landscapes

ndoGreen Advisory Group Meeting. Photo by Henri Perkasa/IndoGreen

An important research gap in the study of Indonesia’s upland catchments is the lack of recent analysis examining how economic policies shape farm household land use decisions..

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Day 2 at AARES Conference

Prof. Wendy Umberger presenting work done with her PhD student Jesmin Rupa

GFAR PhD students Apri Sayekti , Phassara Khamthara and Rida Akzar recap the second day of the annual Australasian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society (AARES) conference.

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Efficient participatory irrigation institutions to support productive and sustainable agriculture in South Asia

Water policy

This project focusses on irrigation in Bihar and Assam, east India, and Sindh and Punjab provinces, Pakistan. The project aims to improve the analytical skills and understanding of policy makers and irrigation officials, specifically as they relate to PIM/IMT.

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Insights from the 93rd Agricultural Economics Society (AES) annual conference

GFAR Phd student Abdul Hasibuan presenting his paper

GFAR PhD student Abdul Hasibuan recently attended the 93rd Agricultural Economics Society (AES) Conference held at University of Warwick, UK..

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Gender researchers unite to implant seeds of change

Poster presented by Dr. Alexandra Peralta

Last week, I attended the Seeds of Change Conference at the Ann Harding Conference Centre, University of Canberra..

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Empowering mango farmers in Asia

Mango is the third most widely grown fruit in the tropics and sub-tropics, after watermelon and banana and is mostly grown by smallholder farmers. Global production has increased by approximately 50% during the last decade by an average of 4.5% per annum. 

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