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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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Adelaide PhD Summer Institute in International Trade

The Institute for International Trade (IIT) brought together PhD students in the field of international trade to present their work at the 3rd Adelaide PhD Summer Institute. The objective of the Adelaide PhD Summer Institute is to provide PhD students in this field with a platform for discussing their ideas with both fellow PhD students and senior scholars. This year, eleven PhD students and researchers from Australia and Europe presented theoretical and empirical research, shared ideas and had a chance to discuss and receive a feedback on their work.

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Optimising the national benefits from restoring environmental flows

Optimising the national benefits from restoring environmental flows

This research project aims to use such evidence to examine how the national benefits from returning water to the environment in Australia’s MDB could be optimised.

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