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Celebrating the Role of Women in Agriculture

Last week the world celebrated International Women’s Day. We take this momentum to reflect on the significant role women play in agriculture not only as leading scientists in agriculture but also hard working inspiring female farmers across the globe running their family farms and contributing to improvement in their family’s and community’s welfare, children nutrition […]

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Beautiful pearls in the Pacific

Global Food Studies researchers Mr Theo Simos, Mr Craig Johns, Professor Randy Stringer and Professor Wendy Umberger played a key role in┬áPacific Agribusiness Research for Development Initiative (PARDI). The project was funded by The Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR). The ACIAR has been a long investor in the region and Global Food Studies […]

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“Dont forget the ladies”: The role of women in agriculture

Professor Catherine Bertini, Senior Fellow, Global Agricultural Development Initiative, The Chicago Council on Global Affairs; Professor, Public Administration and International Affairs, Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University; former Executive Director, United Nations World Food Programme (1992-2002), delivered a keynote speech at the 2014 Parliamentary Conference on 26 August 2014. Her message was […]

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