A FOOD SECURE WORLD: Challenging Choices for our North
KEYNOTE SESSION – Food Security and Sustainability in the Tropics
Dr Kanayo F. Nwanze, President, International Fund for Agricultural Development; A Food Secure World – Challenging Choices for our North, with Opportunities for the South;
Paper related to presentation: Challenging Choices for Our North
Dr Robin Batterham AO, President, Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering; North Australia; Food Bowl or Food Importer?
Presentation: North Australia: Food Bowl of Food Importer
SESSION 2 – International Agricultural Research and Development: The Win-Win for Queensland and Developing Countries
Professor Beth Woods OAM, former Chair, the Board of Trustees of the International Rice Research Institute – International Agricultural Research and Development: Creating a Win-Win for Queensland and Developing Countries.
Presentation: International Agricultural R&D:
• Dr Simon Hearn, Principal Advisor, Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research – Benefit/Cost and Impact of Australian Partnership Projects.
Presentation: Benefit/Cost and Impact of Australian Research Partnerships
• Dr Peter Carberry, CSIRO’s Sustainable Agriculture Flagship – Achievements from Queensland’s International Agricultural Research
Presentation: Achievements from Queenslands Agriculture Research
• Mr David Crombie, Former President of NFF and farmer in Southern Queensland – How Farmers Win from International Agricultural Research
• Prof Jeffrey Sayer, Professor of Development Practice, School of Earth & Environmental Sciences and James Cook University- Innovation and Leadership in Tropical Agriculture.
Presentation: Innovation and Leadership in the Humid Tropics – Link to full article here for further reading.
SESSION 3- Threats, Opportunities and Future Partnerships for Development
• Dr William Dar, Director General, International Crop Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics – Inclusive Market-Oriented Development for the Dryland Tropics.
Presentation: Inclusive Market-Oriented Development (IMOD) in the Dryland Tropics
• Dr Bob Lawn, Professor of Tropical Crop Science, Marine and Tropical Biology, James Cook University – Opportunities and Conflict in Agriculture and Natural Resource Management in the Tropics
Presentation: Opportunities and Conflict in Agriculture and NRM in the Tropics or link to full article here for further reading
• Dr Yvonne Buckley, School of Biological Sciences, University of Queensland and CSIRO Ecosystem Sciences – Staying Ahead of the Pests: Responses to Future Biosecurity Threats
Presentation: Staying ahead of the Pests: Link to full article here, for further reading
• Dr Greg Harper, Deputy Chief, CSIRO Livestock Industries – Strategic Goals for Livestock Enterprises in the Semi-Arid Tropics
Presentation: Strategic Goals for Livestock Enterprises in the Semi-arid Tropics
• Mr Jim Groves, Managing Director, Fisheries Queensland, DEEDI – Global Issues for Fisheries and Aquacultur.
Presentation: Global Issues for Fisheries and Aquaculture
• Mr Anthony Dobson, Export Manager, Manbulloo Ltd – Solving Post-Harvest, Quarantine and Logistical Issues in Horticultur.
Presentation: Solving Post Harvest, Quarantine and Logistical Issues in Horticulture
• Professor Rick Roush, Chair of the Australian Council of Deans of Agriculture – Threats to and Opportunities for Education and Training in Agricultur.
Presentation: Threats and Opportunities for Education and Training in Agriculture
Moderator: Dr Julian Cribb, Adjunct Professor at UTS, journalist & author
Michael J. D’Occhio, Professor of Food Security at the University of Queensland
Summary of Presentations