Monthly Archives: November 2016
Global Agro-Food Value Chains: Participation, Determinants and Trade Policy in Sub-Saharan Africa
Dr. Jean Balié, leader of the Monitoring and Analysis Food and Agricultural Policies (MAFAP) program in the Agricultural Development Economics (ESA) Division of FAO, was the latest prominent researcher to give a seminar at the Centre for Global Food and Resources, which was co-hosted with the AARES-SA branch. Dr. Balié’s seminar focused on his research […]
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The first rule of holes!
When you are in a hole, stop digging – better still, start filling it in! Drawing attention to this simple rule ECO – an NGO newsletter at COP 22 – draws attention to the opportunity for countries to reduce carbon emissions by phasing out carbon subsidies. According to the IMF, in 2015 Australia ranks 5th […]
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GFAR talks nanotechnology
On November 3rd Professor Wendy Umberger, Director of the Centre for Global Food and Resources (GFAR), participated as a discussant at the AmCham Adelaide Business School Luncheon focusing on ‘What is Nanotechnology and Why Should I Care?’. GFAR researcher, Rohan Yargop, attended the luncheon at the Intercontinental Adelaide, and provides a brief summary of the event […]
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Professor Ron Griffin – Special Workshop on Water Economics and Policy
Professor Ron Griffin, an environmental and resource economist at the Department of Agricultural Economics in Texas A&M, visited the Centre for Global Food and Resources from Nov 8th to Nov 10th to collaborate with the water group and to conduct a workshop on Water Economics and Policy. In the workshop, several issues of water policy and […]
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Australia – the odd country out
Professor Mike Young from the Centre for Global Food and Resources on his way to the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Marrakech, Morocco. I write this blog from a plane flying to Morocco to join the UNFCC COP 22 in Marrakesh. As the necessary 55 countries and coverage of more than 55% of global […]
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