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The IPBES Fellows Workshop

Sacha with the other Fellows of IPBES

GFAR PhD student Sacha Amaruzaman recently participated in the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) Fellows Workshop in Morocco.

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Understanding rural poverty in China

Dr Di Zeng in discussion with academics from Guangxi University including A/Prof Chen

Dr Di Zeng recently visited Guangxi University to present the 39th Li Da Lecture on “Poverty-stricken counties in China’s agricultural development: A county-level panel data analysis”.

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We need to refocus to fix Australia's extinction crisis

Conservation

Australian environmental investment needs to up its game. The total expenditures need to expand to the scale of the problem and the mechanisms of investment need to engage much more of the population and economy in making a difference.

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Experiencing the best of South Australian Agribusinesses

The group at Hutton Vale Farm in the Barossa

In today’s blog our student of Master of Global Food and Agricultural Business, Alyssa Mittiga recounts her experience of the ‘Experiences and Insights into Agri Food Systems’ Course.

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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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