16/10/2002 Indonesian and Australian cooperation leads to new discoveries

Research between Indonesia and Australia has discovered 15 new species of shark and ray stocks.

26/09/2002 Successful research helps make aquaculture more profitable

A breakthrough in the breeding of live fish will boost the viability of local aquaculture in Indonesia.

14/09/2002 Making acidic soils more productive

A joint Indonesian-Australian research project is delivering benefits to Indonesian farmers and land planners.

04/09/2002 Opening of new processing plant aims to increase farmers incomes

A new feed supplement plant in Gujarat, India, to bring significant financial benefits to Indian farmers.

29/08/2002 New aid package to diagnose agricultural ills

Australian scientists to tackle agricultural problems in 11 developing countries .

19/08/2002 Visit by Australian agricultural experts to strengthen research and development links

The Board of Management of the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research will visit Indonesia.

09/08/2002 Vietnam-Australia forestry project plants seeds of success

A new forestry research project to benefit rural landholders through the sale of timber products.

01/08/2002 A brighter future for Indonesian shrimp farmers through cooperative Indonesian-Australian research

The long-term prospects for shrimp aquaculture in Indonesia looks more secure following a joint research project.

23/07/2002 Showcase of Indonesian and Australian fisheries research

A Showcase of cooperative research in fisheries management and aquaculture held in Jakarta.

02/07/2002 A shared approach to sustainable snapper fisheries

Research by Indonesian and Australian scientists looks set to save the livelihoods of snapper fishermen .

11/06/2002 Indonesia and Australia to work together to improve tuna fisheries management

Cooperative Indonesian-Australian agreement for the management of tuna fisheries in the Indian Ocean.

09/05/2002 World first agreement brings cooperative approaches to managing illegal fishing a step closer

An agreement between Indonesia and the Philippines is set to reduce illegal fishing in the Sulawesi Sea.

Noel Vock

Noel Vock, an extension officer with Queensland Primary Industries and Fisheries, has led the Philippines Landcare Project for ten years, encouraging farmers and their communities to take control of their own problems and to implement appropriate solutions.

He says the farmers’ attitudes have changed and they’ve adopted new farming systems at a rate rarely before seen in the country.