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Industry Internship: Utilising Daitum’s decision-based analytics to optimise transportation efficiencies for Foodbank
Combining the power of AI with a leading not-for profit service, Global Food and Agricultural Business student Alfi Dawson made an impact in his internship, working with leading Australian companies Daitum and Foodbank.
Drones, tracking software, robotics systems and blockchain technology. Sounds like something straight of out a high-tech spy lab. Who would have thought that these cutting-edge technologies were being employed by pioneers in the agribusiness industry at this very moment?
From international conferences to management lessons and insights into the local agribusiness sector, there were many highlights of the Master of Agribusiness Program for alumni Chris Moloney.
The number of woodland birds in the Mt Lofty Ranges has dropped by 45% since 2001, with 38 of 65 of monitored species in decline. In world’s best practice research conducted by GFAR’s Associate Professor Patrick O’Connor and team, analysis on 20 years of bird monitoring data provides incredibly important insights into how bird populations have been impacted by the slow degradation of woodland habitats.
The journey to an international career in trade and agribusiness was not linear for Master of Global Food and Agribusiness graduate Sharleen Wang.
Unlocking the potential of Cambodia’s agricultural system with graduate Sothea Sao
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.