The overall objective of this project is to enhance the profitability and sustainability of smallholder vegetable farmers in north western Vietnam through improved market engagement and integrated resource and farm management practices.
This research is now being conducted in a project "The Vietnam urban food consumption & expenditure study".
The objective is to identify the magnitude of costs associated with different categories, and their direction over time, such that insights for other jurisdictions and external parties may be formed.
Value chain and policy interventions to accelerate zero-till adoption across the Indo-Gangetic Plains
This project is aimed at accelerating the adoption of ZT seed drills (including the Australian-Indian designed Happy Seeder) to reduce crop residue burning and boost sustainable food energy water security across the Gangetic Plains of northern India.
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).
This project builds on the success and lessons of the 5-y project FST/2011/076, Enhancing livelihoods and food security from agroforestry and community forestry in Nepal, also known as the EnLiFT project.
This project aims to develop a greater understanding of farm behaviour and adaptation to water stress, to allow a new approach to water policy in a range of water catchments.
Understanding current meat consumption trends in Australia: An analysis of the factors leading to increasing vegetarianism in Australia
The focus of the survey is on understanding reasons for recent changes in meat consumption; and identifying the importance of animal welfare as a reason for vegetarian status relative to: health and food safety; environmental concerns; a desire to exhibit different social preferences and behaviour; religion and culture, among other reasons.
Increasing irrigation water productivity in Mozambique, Tanzania and Zimbabwe through on-farm monitoring, adaptive management and Agricultural Innovation Platforms
This project is about increasing irrigation water productivity and changing farmer behaviour in three south-eastern African countries.
The flexible survey instrument is designed to be responsive to current food issues and trends.