Researchers from the University of Adelaide have made a remarkable discovery: no pregnant women were found to be correctly following the Australian Dietary Guidelines on consumption of the “five food groups”, despite almost two-thirds of pregnant women believing they were eating the right diet. The study, now published in the journal Public Health Nutrition, surveyed […]
Research from the University of Adelaide has provided new insights into how Australian farmers and irrigators may respond to certain market conditions, and when they are more likely to sell their water entitlements. The study has resulted in a world-first model that could be used to help develop water markets in areas that do not […]
Under the leadership of Executive Dean Professor Christopher Findlay, in late April 2013 the University of Adelaide undertook a Commonwealth Government-funded Group Mission to Beijing, to develop food security and sustainable futures research needs in consultation with multiple organisations in China, and working particularly closely with the Center for Chinese Agricultural Policy at the Chinese […]
Prof Kym Anderson presented his research at the ‘Circle of Economists’ session 13 at the 2012 ‘Les Rencountres Economiques’ in Aix-en-Provence, France. Watch Prof Anderson’s talk and read his paper on What roles for farm technology and trade policies in feeding the planet?
Listen to Prof Phil Pardey from the University of Minnesota speak on research compiled with Prof Julian Alston, UC-Davis on how agricultural investors get their biggest return from their R & D investment.
Watch World Food Prize Laureate Prof Per Pinstrup-Andersen speak on Food Security Issues to 2050: What are the biggest issues needing action and whose job is it? Presented on February 13, 2012 at the University of Adelaide’s Forum on Food Security
Listen to a recording of Dr Nick Austin, CEO of ACIAR, speaking about new approaches in international agricultural research
Prof Kym Anderson’s wrap up comments A stellar line up of speakers and a capacity audience of over 200 delegates and speakers from 16 different countries and 5 Australian states ‘reframed’ the global agriculture and food research agenda. Research and policy priorities for agriculture, food and nutrition research were set and a call to action […]