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 […]