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Towards more profitable and sustainable vegetable systems in north west Vietnam

Towards more profitable and sustainable vegetable systems in north west Vietnam

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. 

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A strategic approach to pro-poor market and consumer research in China and the Mekong region

Lao cai

This research is now being conducted in a project "The Vietnam urban food consumption & expenditure study".

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Minimising transaction costs in Murray–Darling Basin water reform

Murray River

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.

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Value chain and policy interventions to accelerate zero-till adoption across the Indo-Gangetic Plains

Burning

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.

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Pacific Agribusiness Research for Development Initiative Phase 2 - PARDI 2

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).

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Enhancing livelihoods from improved forest management in Nepal

Nepal

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.

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Adapting for an uncertain future: farmer behaviour in water-stressed basins

BASIN

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.

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Understanding current meat consumption trends in Australia: An analysis of the factors leading to increasing vegetarianism in Australia

Meat

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.

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Increasing irrigation water productivity in Mozambique, Tanzania and Zimbabwe through on-farm monitoring, adaptive management and Agricultural Innovation Platforms

AFRICA

This project is about increasing irrigation water productivity and changing farmer behaviour in three south-eastern African countries.

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Food Insights Quarterly (FoodIQ) is a 3-monthly online survey of Australian food shoppers.

Strawberry

The flexible survey instrument is designed to be responsive to current food issues and trends.

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