Latest news en Building research networks with John Allwright Fellows Vyta Hanifah, a first-year Ph.D. student at GFAR, recently visited Canberra (23-26 October 2023) as the recipient of the John Allwright Fellowship (JAF). November 6 2023 admin Pacific Agribusiness Research for Development Initiative Phase 2 - PARDI 2 PARDI 2 is funded by the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR) and has a geographical focus on Fiji, Vanuatu and Tonga (with extension to Kiribati, Samoa and Solomon Islands). March 14 2023 a1212936 Philippines Smallholder Dairy: Landscape Analysis and Research Priorities 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. March 10 2023 a1212936 Building the evidence base on the impacts of mobile financial services for women & men in farming households in Laos & Cambodia While great claims are made about mobile finance as a critical enabling factor for agricultural development, little is known about how it affects the livelihoods and well-being of women and men in farming households. This project aims to develop an evidence base on the economic and social impacts of mobile financial services for women and men in farming households with a particular focus on Laos and Cambodia. March 8 2023 a1653131 Enhancing private sector-led development of the canarium industry in PNG Phase 1 This project focuses on expanding markets and processing of canarium products by the private sector, linking with other TADEP Projects, and collaborating with government and non-government agencies. March 7 2023 a1212936 A strategic approach to pro-poor market and consumer research in China and the Mekong region This research is now being conducted in a project "The Vietnam urban food consumption & expenditure study". March 3 2023 a1212936 Enhancing value added products and environmental benefits from agroforestry systems in the Pacific This project will explore opportunities for new value-added agroforestry products to improve livelihoods in PNG, Vanuatu, Fiji and the Solomon Islands. March 1 2023 a1212936 Highlights from the DiFF project workshop in Luang Prabang, Laos The DiFF project (Digital Finance and Farming)  held a workshop in Luang Prabang, Laos from 23 -27 January 2023. The workshop was a critical step for the project team to meet and discuss the project objectives, concepts, research questions and research planning for the next five years.  February 15 2023 admin Mixing trade with agricultural economics: How Angus is diving deeply into sustainable agriculture to solve issues of the future Having grown up on a farming property, Angus Crouch wanted to get involved. Beginning a Master of Global Food and Agribusiness has provided the opportunity to deep dive into sustainable agriculture. March 30 2022 a1123953 How Jingyi is using her passion for food to help shape a more sustainable food future Coming from a Horticultural Science background with global Agribusiness exchange experiences, Jenn has always had a great passion on food and wanted to be part of the sustainable food future. March 30 2022 a1123953