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Monthly Archives: August 2013

Challenges and Opportunities for Food Security and Inclusive Growth

Dr Jim Woodhill, AusAID Principal Sector Specialist for Food Security and Rural Development, visited the Global Food Studies on Thursday 22 August 2013. He presented some ideas and challenges for better linking between research, science and policy practise to achieve food security and inclusive growth. Challenges facing agricultural development Generally, no ‘one size fits all’ […]

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Meet our people: Sharmina Ahmed on translation of nutrition research

  GFS Food Security Blog talked with our Postdoctoral Research Fellow Dr Sharmina Ahmed on her current research project with the Centre of Research Excellence (CRE) Food for Future Australians. Dr Ahmed explained about her exciting work on translation of nutrition research into policy and practice change and how findings from this research can benefit […]

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Teak: Are there opportunities for smallholder farmers to benefit from global market opportunities?

Our researcher Craig Johns attended the 2013 World Teak Conference in Thailand earlier this year. He shared his views on whether or not smallholder farmers in teak sector┬áhave opportunities to benefit from global market opportunities. The general answer is definitely yes.  

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