|13/06/2017||The Mobile Acquired Data (MAD) Showcase 9 August 2017, Canberra||
Since 2015, the Mobile Acquired Data (MAD) series of research activities have supported and assessed the use of digital data collection apps within the context of agricultural research projects in low resource settings. MAD is led by AgImpact and funded by the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR).
|18/05/2017||Vacancies at ACIAR||
ACIAR currently has four positions available in its Canberra office.
For details on how to apply please see the recruitment page on this website
|10/05/2017||ACIAR Federal Budget update||
ACIAR and the 2017-18 Federal Budget
The 2017-18 Commonwealth Budget, presented on 9 May 2017, has allocated
|05/05/2017||Seminar - Towards increased food security and welfare in Timor-Leste||
Towards increased food security and welfare in Timor-Leste
A seminar examining the impact of the adoption of improved maize varieties introduced through the Seeds of Life (SoL) program during 2007-2015.
Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU.
Tuesday 09 May 2017
|04/05/2017||CIAT- ACIAR gender workshop||
CIAT- ACIAR gender workshop
Follow link for information and resources.
|06/04/2017||Bean-to-bar chocolate experiment a sweet success creating a powerful partnership||
Local Canberra entrepreneur and chocolate makers Li Peng Monroe and Peter Channells of Jasper and Myrtle Chocolates have been working with the Australian Government’s Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR) to source the unique Trinitario cocoa beans from The Autonomous Region of Bougainville.
|29/03/2017||WA agricultural expertise aids Bangladeshi food security||
WA agricultural expertise aids Bangladeshi food security
Western Australian innovation has helped to transform agricultural production in Bangladesh through an international capacity building project to aid the adoption of more efficient, effective and sustainable farming systems.
|23/03/2017||Helping Papua New Guinea to take the sweet potato from garden market to supermarket||
ABC Rural report on an ACIAR supported project that is helping farmers in Papua New Guinea transition from growing sweet potato to feed their families, to growing food to feed the nation.
Link to story
|28/02/2017||ACIAR’s phone systems are temporarily out of action.||
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Please accept our apologies for the inconvenience caused.
|22/02/2017||Graduates in PNG - Celebrating success||
Seventeen graduates from the ACIAR-funded research capacity building project for fisheries staff in PNG celebrated their success on 20 February in Port Moresby.
|10/01/2017||MAD making headlines in PNG||
The use of mobile apps as a tool for improving PNG agriculture services has been well captured in the national e-agriculture strategy which is being developed through the Department of Agriculture and Livestock and the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations.
|16/12/2016||The Future of Agriculture in Development: Challenges and Opportunities for Australia in the Asia-Pacific||
In associateion with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, ACIAR hosted an event that enabled visiting leaders in international agricultural science to meet with ACIAR reasearch managers and Australian Goverment development and agricultural policy makers.
Five-minute forum challenge:
Vanuatu is now producing luxury chocolate products thanks to a local activist dedicated to returning profits to indigenous producers,
|17/11/2016||Australia’s forestry research recognised by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II||
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II has formally acknowledged the contribution of the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR) to forest conservation in Papua New Guinea.
|17/10/2016||ACIAR photography competition 2016||
ACIAR wants your great photos.
Photos that tell the story of agricultural research for development, photos that highlight the impact, photos that inspire.
The ACIAR photography competition aims to foster an appreciation, through photos, of the wonderful Research for Development work ACIAR supports in the developing world and Australia.
Fantastic prizes to be won.
Open to amateur and professional photographers.
Winning entries will be published in print and online.