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How Alumni Claire Adams turned her passion into a career

Claire Adams

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.

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Meet Global Food and Agricultural Business Alumni Manoj Kumar

Manoj Kumar

Master of Global Food and Agricultural Business graduate Manoj Kumar, reflects on his favourite experiences whilst studying at the University of Adelaide.

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Professor Wendy Umberger - New President of the Policy Advisory Council

Professor Wendy Umberger

Professor Wendy Umberger, Executive Director of the Centre for Global Food and Resources, has been appointed as President to the Policy Advisory Council (PAC) by the Minister for Foreign Affairs, Senator the Hon Marise Payne.

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Domestic Agribusiness Scholarships in 2021

Scholarships in 2021

If you are passionate about economic, political, environmental, and social issues affecting global food systems, consider a postgraduate degree in Global Food and Agricultural Business at the University of Adelaide.

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Food for thought: Olivia Pineau shares her experiences studying a Master of Global Food and Agribusiness

Olivia Pineau

Food sustainability. Bio security. Water theft. These are the pressing global issues which led University of Adelaide student Olivia Pineau, to pursue her passion and undertake a Master’s degree in Global Food and Agribusiness.  

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Recent publications

Publications

Here are some of the most recent publications produced by the team at The Centre for Global Foods and Resources (GFAR) and our colleagues.

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Welcome Germán and Chitpasong, GFAR’s two newest PhD students

Chiptasong

GFAR welcomes its two newest PhD students Germán Puga, originally from Argentina, and Chitpasong Kousonsavath from Laos PDR.

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Aren’t we in a drought? The Australian black coal industry uses enough water for over 5 million people

Tractor

Water is a highly contested resource in this long, oppressive drought, and the coal industry is one of Australia’s biggest water users. Research released today, funded by the Australian Conservation Foundation, has identified how much water coal mining and coal-fired power stations actually use in New South Wales and Queensland. The answer? About 383 billion litres of fresh water every year.

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Highlights from the 2020 AARES conference

GFAR at 2020 AARES conference

Nikki Dumbrell shares highlights from the Australasian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society Conference held in Perth last week.

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