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Monthly Archives: December 2015

Beautiful pearls in the Pacific

Global Food Studies researchers Mr Theo Simos, Mr Craig Johns, Professor Randy Stringer and Professor Wendy Umberger played a key role in┬áPacific Agribusiness Research for Development Initiative (PARDI). The project was funded by The Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR). The ACIAR has been a long investor in the region and Global Food Studies […]

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Smallholders in a rapidly changing Asian region

Agrifood sector in Asia is changing. Consumer preferences are changing. Agrifood retail sector is changing. The question is how about smallholder producers? Are smallholder farmers changing? Can they change? Should they change? How to help them change? What, why and how do they change? What is the ‘suggested’ change? How can best assist smallholders? Our […]

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Indonesian Agriculture and Food Sectors: Beyond Rice

Those who live in Indonesia must realise there have been some changes in the way we purchase our food and the food that we consume. We have and see more of beef and dairy consumption. We see increased availability of and go more often to modern supermarkets. Yet, there has not been much written to […]

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Youth in agriculture

Our students enrolled in Global Food and Agricultural Markets shared their views of the role of youth in agriculture. By Huayuan Cai, Pham Thi Thuy, James Githua Muhia and Junjie Zhang Youth in Australian Agriculture Agriculture is an important industry for Australia. Products coming from the livestock sector, for example, have been exported to different […]

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