Partners magazine

Partners magazine 2018 Issue 1

Date released
31 May 2018




Thirty years ago, ACIAR published the first edition of our flagship Partners magazine. This birthday edition offers an opportunity to reflect on ACIAR’s track record, and more importantly, our future.

This special edition of Partners reflects on some of ACIAR’s achievements over the last three decades, from Africa through Asia to the Pacific, across many agricultural sectors, fisheries and forestry.

In this issue:

  • Message from the ACIAR Chief Executive Officer, Andrew Campbell
  • Message from the ACIAR Commission Chair, Don Heatley OAM
  • Our blueprint for future success
  • Dr Daniel Walker, ACIAR’s new Chief Scientist
  • Transforming the careers of agricultural scientists and policymakers
  • In the national press with reef restoration
  • Empowering women and girls
  • Reflections on an enduring relationship
  • Humble beginnings
  • ACIAR research in South Africa pays dividends for West Australian farmers
  • Seeds of life
  • Bringing security to Afghanistan
  • A fishy focus in Myanmar
  • Agroforestry and silviculture to improve livelihoods in Nepal
  • Planting a better future with Australian trees
  • Lessons from the rice fields
  • A $2 billion ‘white gold’ industry at risk
  • In a variable climate, good science pays
  • Citrus benefits from Australia-China ag science partnerships
  • Tapping into Indonesia’s high-value horticultural markets
  • The long road from remote Pacific village to fine Australian chocolate
  • Australia’s vanguard for disease defence
  • The Crawford Fund and ACIAR – celebrating 30 years of collaboration
  • ACIAR’s new MBA Internship soars!
  • Engaging with the private sector to improve value chains
  • Looking beyond the tools to the process
  • Healthier chickens means healthier children in Timor-Leste

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