Partners magazine

Partners magazine 2015 Issue 1

Date released
18 March 2015
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Partners in Research for Development is the flagship publication of the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR). Issue One 2015 focuses on private-sector development and reflects the importance of the private sector as an engine of economic growth. It also recognises that when ACIAR works in partnership with researchers, the private sector, consumers and communities, extraordinary achievements are possible.

In this issue:

  • Foreign aid and the private sector
  • ACIAR and private-sector engagement
  • From little things big things grow
  • Foundation partners build a bridge to business thinking
  • Bean to bar: Vanuatu chocolate
  • Smallholders link to supply supermarkets
  • Biosecurity earns market premium
  • News and events from around ACIAR
  • 10 good things about commercial farmers’ groups
  • A craft of their own for Fijian women
  • Timber quality and world trade challenge Java’s furniture makers
  • The rise of private investment in peanut R&D
  • Tractor power: subsistence to surplus
  • Private–public engagement set to strengthen
  • What’s new

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