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Recent publications

Publications

Here are some of the most recent publications produced by the team at The Centre for Global Foods and Resources (GFAR) and our colleagues.

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Enhancing private sector-led development of the canarium industry in PNG Phase 2

Canarium

Research under the ACIAR/TADEP project FST/2014/099 (Phase 1) has piloted semi-commercial processing of galip products and has already given over 1000 smallholder farmers in East New Britain access to new markets. The project has also supported small-scale female entrepreneurs to make their own value-added canarium products. There is great potential for galip processing to scale out to other areas such as Bougainville, New Ireland, Sepik and Madang.

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Welcome Germán and Chitpasong, GFAR’s two newest PhD students

Chiptasong

GFAR welcomes its two newest PhD students Germán Puga, originally from Argentina, and Chitpasong Kousonsavath from Laos PDR.

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Philippines Smallholder Dairy: Landscape Analysis and Research Priorities

Phillipines Dairy SRA

Developing the domestic dairy industry is seen as a priority for the Philippines Government. A request to the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR) by the Philippines Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development (PCAARRD) initiated the development of this Small Research Activity (SRA) proposal to undertake a scoping exercise and landscape analysis of the dairy industry.

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WWW (What, Where and Why) of Household Food Waste Behaviour

Wheelie bins

The aim of the project is to understand household and the broader community’s in-house waste behaviours in order to deliver targeted education, behaviour change and incentive-based programs.

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Aren’t we in a drought? The Australian black coal industry uses enough water for over 5 million people

Tractor

Water is a highly contested resource in this long, oppressive drought, and the coal industry is one of Australia’s biggest water users. Research released today, funded by the Australian Conservation Foundation, has identified how much water coal mining and coal-fired power stations actually use in New South Wales and Queensland. The answer? About 383 billion litres of fresh water every year.

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World Food Day at GFAR

World Food Day at GFAR

Today the staff and PhD students at the Centre for Global Food and Resources (GFAR) are hosting a lunch to celebrate World Food Day.

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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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