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Fieldwork stories from South Sumatra

Indogreen project 2

Sacha Amaruzaman, a PhD candidate at the Centre for Global Food and Resources (CGFAR) shares latest updates about his research field work in South Sumatra, Indonesia.

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Understanding and mitigating risks in pacific agribusinesses – student internship experience

Visit to papaya farm

During my Internship I was able to develop many new skills and it opened new career pathways. This Internship has given me more knowledge, work experience, information, confidence and connection within a broader network which are very important for my future career development. This experience complements my studies in Global Food and Agricultural Business at CGFAR, University of Adelaide.  

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Master of Global Food and Agricultural Business - Graduate story

Youssey Lak

Mr Youssey Lak: ‘The Master of Global Food and Agricultural Business Program provides “Education for Tomorrow”, which prepares students to become future leaders in agribusiness and food industry in an international setting. 

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The IPBES Fellows Workshop

Sacha with the other Fellows of IPBES

GFAR PhD student Sacha Amaruzaman recently participated in the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) Fellows Workshop in Morocco.

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Experiencing the best of South Australian Agribusinesses

The group at Hutton Vale Farm in the Barossa

In today’s blog our student of Master of Global Food and Agricultural Business, Alyssa Mittiga recounts her experience of the ‘Experiences and Insights into Agri Food Systems’ Course.

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Day 2 at AARES Conference

Prof. Wendy Umberger presenting work done with her PhD student Jesmin Rupa

GFAR PhD students Apri Sayekti , Phassara Khamthara and Rida Akzar recap the second day of the annual Australasian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society (AARES) conference.

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Insights from the 93rd Agricultural Economics Society (AES) annual conference

GFAR Phd student Abdul Hasibuan presenting his paper

GFAR PhD student Abdul Hasibuan recently attended the 93rd Agricultural Economics Society (AES) Conference held at University of Warwick, UK..

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Gender researchers unite to implant seeds of change

Poster presented by Dr. Alexandra Peralta

Last week, I attended the Seeds of Change Conference at the Ann Harding Conference Centre, University of Canberra..

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Adelaide PhD Summer Institute in International Trade

The Institute for International Trade (IIT) brought together PhD students in the field of international trade to present their work at the 3rd Adelaide PhD Summer Institute. The objective of the Adelaide PhD Summer Institute is to provide PhD students in this field with a platform for discussing their ideas with both fellow PhD students and senior scholars. This year, eleven PhD students and researchers from Australia and Europe presented theoretical and empirical research, shared ideas and had a chance to discuss and receive a feedback on their work.

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Stay focused and love your PhD!

Dr Rupa during fieldwork

Blog prepared by Jesmin Ara Rupa I started the journey of my PhD at the Centre for Global Food and Resources (GFAR) in April 2015 with a determination to make an original and significant contribution to the world of agricultural and applied economic research. Admittedly, the journey was indeed a roller coaster with a few thumps, but I have had rewarding experiences at every corner of those thumps.

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