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The surveillance and detection of Japanese encephalitis is the focus of new ACIAR-funded research in Papua New Guinea.

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The Commission and PAC join Australia’s Ambassador to Vietnam, Ms Robyn Mudie, in meeting with Vietnam's Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development in Hanoi.
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Two Australian advisory bodies – the Commission for International Agricultural Research and the Policy Advisory Council – recently visited Vietnam to see first-hand the major challenges facing one of the region’s critical food bowls, the 40,500 km2 Mekong Delta.

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Sandalwood trees (Santalum spp.) are highly valued for their fragrant heartwood oils, which have been used for centuries for religious and customary purposes. Now sandalwood oil is in demand internationally for cosmetics, aromatherapy, scenting of soaps, perfumery and medicines. The oil-bearing heartwood is also used for ornamental or ceremonial carvings, and powdered for the manufacture of incense joss sticks.

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This book brings together current knowledge about the cajuput tree and its oil, highlighting the importance of the species in the production of herbal medicine.