Monthly Archives: May 2018
Mothballing northern abattoirs = reduction in resilience for the beef industry
In 2011, 4 Corners released ‘A bloody business’ highlighting beef animal welfare in the live-trade industry. The story basically shut down the beef live-trade industry in northern Australia for about 6 months. In 2018, the beef industry was seeking over $600 million in compensation by the forced shutdown.The lack of market resilience (i.e. markets can […]
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GFAR project under Sustainable Development Investment Portfolio (SDIP)
A Centre for Global Food and Resources (GFAR) project funded by ACIAR has been featured under the Sustainable Development Investment Portfolio (SDIP) program. Under the development assistance program in south and west Asia, the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) has launched the Sustainable Development Investment Portfolio (SDIP) , which aims to improve the integrated management […]
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Meet our new Graduates!!
Graduations are always a special time for us at GFAR. We love to see our students celebrating the achievements and success of their years of hard work whether they are graduating from our Master’s or PhD program. Last week we celebrated the achievements of 13 such graduates, 11 from our flagship Master of Global Food […]
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A new Nut on the block!
Blog post written by Craig Johns, Associate Director Agribusiness Innovation, GFAR It is not every day you get to launch a new food product, particularly when it is the culmination of years of research and strong multidisciplinary collaboration across two countries. Well, this is what just happened in Papua New Guinea last week. Centre for […]
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GFAR researchers explore opportunities in Portugal and Spain
GFAR researchers Dr. Adam Loch and Dr. David Adamson recently spent 10 days in Portugal and Spain. The trip leveraged an opportunity where they were invited as speakers at the ‘Managing Water Gaps: An Opportunity?’ an International Seminar held on the 17 April 2018 in Beja, Portugal. The focus of the workshop was on recent […]
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