Entries for the 2020 RAID Blog Competition now open

Researchers in Agriculture for International Development (RAID) are looking for entries for their 2020 blog competition that address the topic “This is what ag R4D is for me.” Each year, Australian scientists work together with farmers, entrepreneurs, governments, NGOs, researchers, and universities in developing countries to find solutions for agricultural challenges, working towards more sustainable […]

Crawford Fund Webinar: Making a Global Difference

The Crawford Fund NextGen Program, in conjunction with Future Farmers Network, is running a short webinar on March 19 from 6-6:30pm AEDT. Moderated by Anika Molesworth, Farmer, PhD Candidate and Crawford Fund NSW Committee Member, the panel will include: LAURA MACFARLANE-BERRY: Veterinary Officer, Epidemiology and One Health Section – Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment […]

Getting the #nextgen into international agricultural research for development

Nikki Dumbrell, a PhD candidate at the University of Adelaide’s Centre for Global Food and Resources (GFAR), recently spoke at the Primary Industries Education Foundation Australia’s (PIEFA) Food, Fibre and Foliage Education Roadshow at the Adelaide Showgrounds. Nikki spoke about the opportunities the next generation of scientists have to fight poverty and malnutrition around the […]

Cultivating Confidence – Say ‘Yes’

This opinion piece is part of the Crawford Fund’s ‘NextGen’ program to encourage the next generation in their studies, careers and volunteering in agriculture for development. Jane Alver, ACIAR’s Associate Research Program Manager for Gender, has not had a conventional ‘ag researcher’ path to ag research, but she has some pearls of wisdom for those […]

What is it and how do I get involved: RAID’s guide into International Agriculture Research

As part of the  Crawford Fund’s ‘NextGen’ program to encourage the next generation in their studies, careers and volunteering in agriculture for development, this ‘how to’ guide has been penned by Jack Hetherington, President of the RAID Network and Tamaya Peressini, RAID member and Graduate Research Officer at Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research. Hunger, […]