2024 AARES Conference

Event Dates
06-09 FEB 2024

10:40am - 12:10pm (AEST) | Thursday, 8 February 2024 | Manning Clark Hall, Kambri Cultural Centre, The Australian National University

Falling Short or Forging Ahead? Assessing Economics and Policy Research to Address Escalating Agricultural and Food System Challenges in the Asia-Pacific


Sponsored by the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR) the panel will conduct an in-depth examination of the mounting challenges confronting agricultural development in the Asia-Pacific. The panellist will share their insights, and collectively they will explore potential research gaps and areas where policy recommendations may fall short in addressing the pressing issues that affect agricultural development.



  • Professor Wendy Umberger - ACIAR CEO
  • Dr Wahida Maghraby - Indonesian Centre for Agricultural Socio-Economic and Policy Studies
  • Professor Silinthone Sacklokham - Ministry of Education and Sports and the National University of Laos
  • Professor Prabhu Pingali - Cornell University's Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management


  • Dr Todd Sanderson - ACIAR;

This event is open to all delegates attending the conference. 

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