Category: Student’s contribution
Reflections from the 2018 Crawford Fund Conference
Rida Akzar, a PhD student at GFAR was awarded a scholarship to attend the 2018 annual Crawford Fund Conference. The theme for this year’s conference was ‘Reshaping Agriculture for Better Nutrition – The Agriculture, Food, Nutrition, Health Nexus’. Rida was one of the 44 young scholars chosen from across Australia after a competitive selection process […]
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Master of Agribusiness students represent GFAR at IFAMA 2018
Blog post prepared by James Mumford, Edward Fowler and Giancarlo Cassinelli (current Master of Agribusiness students) Centre for Global Food and Resources (GFAR) Master of Agribusiness (MAB) students Edward Fowler, Giancarlo Cassinelli and James Mumford recently travelled to Argentina to participate in the case study competition of the 2018 International Food and Agribusiness Management Association (IFAMA) […]
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Promoting Co-investment in environmental stewardship
Blog post prepared by Sacha Amaruzaman Sacha Amaruzaman, a PhD Candidate at the Centre for Global Food and Resources (GFAR), shared his work in a session on “Sustainable production landscapes and seascapes for biodiversity, human livelihoods and well-being” during the International Forum for Sustainable Asia and the Pacific (ISAP 2018) in Yokohama, Japan. In the […]
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GFAR PhD Group
As of 2017, The Centre of Global Food and Resources (GFAR) has an official PhD group! Sometimes being a PhD student can be tough…the hours are long and the work can be isolating. That’s why we created the GFAR PhD group. The aim of the GFAR PhD group is to bring people together, build lasting professional […]
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A graduate’s story: From internship to career prospects in agribusiness
Graduating with the Master of Global Food and Agricultural Business (MGFAB) in 2014, Yumeng Chen, tells us of her experiences and provides advice to other future and current students. Yumeng on Global Food Studies (GFS) Our lecturers and tutors either currently work or have worked for world famous international organisations and have dozens of years […]
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Why is improving cold chains needed?
Public discussion on the importance of cold chain improvement has increased since the increasing importance of controlling infectious diseases through vaccination across the globe as well as increased demand for trade in perishable products such as dairy and seafood. Our Master of Global Food and Agricultural Business share their views about this issue. By Shaibu […]
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Why should we buy and support local food?
Our Master of Global Food and Agricultural Markets talk about reasons to support local food. Let us know what you think! By Nguyen Anh Duc, Marvin Tjua, Yee Shan Ng, and Gengtao Liu. 1. Locally grown products are fresher People prefer to consume fresher products. The time wasted to transport agricultural products from the […]
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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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Here is a million dollar question: How to solve issues in agrifood markets and achieve food security?
After 15 hours of flights from Adelaide, I arrived at 6 o’clock in the morning at the Los Angeles International Airport. The immigration queuing line was surprisingly quite short. “Next!” said the immigration officer, firmly but nicely. She asked me politely ‘”What is the purpose of your trip?”. I said “I am going to attend […]
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GFS students presented at John Allwright Fellows Meeting
Global Food Studies PhD student Mr Suprehatin and Master of Global Food and Agricultural Business (MGFAB) student Mr Nguyen Anh Duc were participating at the 2015 ACIAR John Allwright Fellows Meeting in Canberra from Monday 23 to Friday 27 September 2015. Twenty-three JAF Fellows from 11 ACIAR partner countries across South East Asia (Indonesia, Vietnam, […]
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