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Strengthening small-scale agricultural exports to China: Evaluation of two innovative marketing channels

Vinyard

China is Australia’s top market for agricultural exports, yet benefits to small exporters have been limited. This project explores two innovative marketing channels to help small exporters: agritourism and corporate gifting. It will rigorously evaluate the potential impacts of agritourism and corporate gifting on small-scale exports to China, and the effectiveness of established and emerging Chinese e-commerce platforms facilitating these exports.

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We welcome GFAR’s newest PhD student, Louise Capel

Louise Capel

Louise Capel has joined GFAR to undertake a PhD under the supervision of Professor Sarah Wheeler and Dr Alec Zuo. Louise studied agricultural economics at the University of Sydney before relocating to Europe where she has lived for the past 12 years.

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How Alumni Claire Adams turned her passion into a career

Claire Adams

Alumni Claire Adams has always had an interest in agriculture and how it is integrated in business. Now working in the industry she loves, Claire reflects on her studies and experiences as part of the Master of Global Food and Agricultural Business program.

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Meet Global Food and Agricultural Business Alumni Manoj Kumar

Manoj Kumar

Master of Global Food and Agricultural Business graduate Manoj Kumar, reflects on his favourite experiences whilst studying at the University of Adelaide.

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Professor Wendy Umberger - New President of the Policy Advisory Council

Professor Wendy Umberger

Professor Wendy Umberger, Executive Director of the Centre for Global Food and Resources, has been appointed as President to the Policy Advisory Council (PAC) by the Minister for Foreign Affairs, Senator the Hon Marise Payne.

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Domestic Agribusiness Scholarships in 2021

Scholarships in 2021

If you are passionate about economic, political, environmental, and social issues affecting global food systems, consider a postgraduate degree in Global Food and Agricultural Business at the University of Adelaide.

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Australian Academy of the Social Sciences elects Professor Sarah Wheeler

Sarah Wheeler

Professor Sarah Wheeler, from Centre for Global Food and Resources will join 37 leading social scientists from across Australia as new appointees to the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia.

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Food for thought: Olivia Pineau shares her experiences studying a Master of Global Food and Agribusiness

Olivia Pineau

Food sustainability. Bio security. Water theft. These are the pressing global issues which led University of Adelaide student Olivia Pineau, to pursue her passion and undertake a Master’s degree in Global Food and Agribusiness.  

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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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