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Strengthening small-scale agricultural exports to China: Evaluation of two innovative marketing channels
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.
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.
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.
Master of Global Food and Agricultural Business graduate Manoj Kumar, reflects on his favourite experiences whilst studying at the University of Adelaide.
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.
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.
Food for thought: Olivia Pineau shares her experiences studying a Master of Global Food and Agribusiness
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.
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.