Crawford Fund Conference

On 7th and 8th August, AgriEducate representatives attended the Crawford Fund Conference at Parliament House. There were incredible presentations from international keynote speakers such as Dr Lindiwe Sibanda, Dr Andy Jarvis and Dr André Laperrière. We’ll be updating this section with highlights and discussions of the key topics of the conference and presentatins by the speakers so stay tuned!

Food is Medicine – The Sir John Crawford Memorial address by Dr Lindiwe Sibanda

Putting the Farm Back in Pharmacy – explaining the roles of nutrition, food quantity and food security featuring references to Dr Mario Herrero and Dr Lindiwe Sibanda

Using Technology for Agricultural Education – investigating the role of technology in improving agricultural education with references to Salah Sukkarieh from the Australian Centre for Field Robotics.

 Development Agriculture Wednesday

Every Wednesday evening be enlightened by a fresh insight into issues facing agriculture, farmers and food security in developing countries. From the next Uber of farming to flowers in Kenya, you’ll find all the articles here.

Big things come in little farms: The role of smallholder farmers for global food security – July 26 2017

Figuring out FIGS: The next generation of genotyping improving food security – July 19 2017

The Next 10 Years of Global Agriculture – July 12 2017

The Agricultural Economy of Tomorrow – July 5 2017

World Food Prize Recipient: Make Agriculture Cool Again – June 28 2017

Big Data and Small-hold Farmers – June 21 2017

The Horn of Africa Food Crisis – June 14 2017

You Call That a Banana? – June 7 2017

East Africa’s Agriculture Sector is Blossoming – May 31 2017

How the Uber of Agriculture is Changing Nigeria: Hello Tractor – May 24 2017

Seeing the Farm for the Trees: Agroforestry in Developing Countries – May 17 2017

Peruvian Expertise in Agriculture – May 10 2017

Staying Afloat: Farmers’ Innovative Response to Climate Change in Bangladesh – May 3 2017

Saving the Maize: An Insight into Fall Armyworm Management in Uganda – April 26 2017

GMOs or OMGs? – April 6 2017

Development Agriculture: Livestock – March 29 2017

Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security – March 22 2017

Every week another article will be added, so be sure to check back regularly.

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