GFAR researchers at the North-West Vietnam Research Symposium
The Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR) hosted the ‘North-West Vietnam Research Symposium’ in Hanoi last week. The symposium was attended by over 300 participants from Vietnamese and Australian institutions. The symposium was a showcase of ACIAR-funded research in north-west Vietnam. The north-west Vietnam region is mountainous, inhabited by communities of ethnic minorities, and […]
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What food quality means for average consumers in Australia?
Associate Professor Wendy Umberger, Director of Global Food Studies, recently presented her work on consumer demand for quality at the 2015 ABARES Outlook Conference in Canberra between 3-4 March 2015. Prof Umberger pointed out that: consumer perceptions of quality are heteregenous. For some people food quality is more about safety; for others it will be […]
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Food industry in Fiji
Global Food Studies researcher Craig Johns presented his work on “Food industry in Fiji” at GFS Discussion Series on 15 October 2014. His work was part of the ‘Pacific Agribusiness Research for Development Initiative’ funded by the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR). In addition to Craig Johns, three other Global Food Studies researchers […]
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Research 21 Public Lecture Series: “Food for thought: Changes in the global food system and how they could affect you” by Associate Professor Wendy Umberger
The Director of Global Food Studies Associate Professor Wendy Umberger will share her views on changes in the global food system and how these could impact us. Our global food systems are transitioning from production to consumption. Some of the consequences of these changes are changing diets, shopping behaviours and farmers’ welfare. There is […]
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Food Security Group Mission to China
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 […]
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