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Aligning genetic resources, production and postharvest systems to market opportunities for Pacific island and Australian cocoa

Cocoa plant

This project will build on past work by adopting a “whole of chain” approach, focused on specific market needs and opportunities: evaluating and disseminating appropriate genetic resources, raising agronomic productivity, and developing and encouraging the uptake of best practice in fermentation and drying to optimise cocoa quality.

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Transforming markets for high-value agricultural commodities in Indonesia

Fruit and vege

The overall aim of this project is to more effectively promote the growth and development of Indonesia's fresh fruit and vegetable value chains, focusing specifically on ways smallholders and rural communities can participate and benefit.

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Improving market engagement, postharvest management and productivity of the Cambodian and Lao PDR vegetable industries

Cabbage

The overall objective of this project is to develop innovative production and supply chain systems that enable the vegetable industry to meet year round consumer demand for vegetables in Cambodia and Lao PDR.

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Improving returns from community teak plantings in Solomon Islands

teak planting

The project aims to develop a practical model suited to Small Island States that enables existing small scale teak plantations to be utilised and provide growers with good returns. 

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Supporting capacity building for research on improving market integration for dairy production systems in Indonesia

Dairy

The project provided research training, mentoring and experience for Indonesian researchers enhancing their ability to undertake dairy value-chain analysis, farm household survey and farm production systems analysis in Indonesia.

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Enhancing value added products and environmental benefits from agroforestry systems in the Pacific

Suva

This project will explore opportunities for new value-added agroforestry products to improve livelihoods in PNG, Vanuatu, Fiji and the Solomon Islands.

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The Vietnam urban food consumption & expenditure study

The Vietnam urban food consumption & expenditure study

The primary aim of this project is to address a number of knowledge and data gaps with a focus on understanding changing consumption patterns in the large and rapidly emerging urban areas in Vietnam.

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