Food & Nutrition Security – The Biosecurity, Health, Trade Nexus

13-14 December 2021, Canberra

Conference Media

We welcome media representatives attending and reporting on the Crawford Fund annual conference. Interviews can be prearranged.

Media materials will be posted here as they become available.

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For media inquiries, please contact:

Ms Cathy Reade
Director of Outreach
The Crawford Fund
Mobile: 0413 575 934
Email: [email protected]
Skype: Cathy.Reade

Media Alert

Health and agriculture monoliths should share lessons on biosecurity
Grain Central – 17 December 2021

Managing the Biosecurity, Health, Trade Nexus

Media Releases

Health & Agriculture Monoliths should share lessons on biosecurity: threats to food security and health increasing
The Hon John Anderson AO, Chair, The Crawford Fund

Agricultural infestations costing $300b a year: urgent need to build food system resilience
Professor Prabhu PingaliFounding Director of the Tata-Cornell Institute for Agriculture and Nutrition and Chair of the Governing Board of the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics

Future proofing agriculture: tools and technologies essential to reduce risks
Dr Rob Horsch, Advisor, Global Commission on Adaptation at World Resources Institute

Trade, biosecurity and technology: opportunities for agricultural evolution and growth
Rob Kaan, Managing Director for Australia, New Zealand, Japan & Korea, Corteva Agriscience

Biosecurity – it’s everyone’s business
Professor Andrew Robinson, Managing Director, CEBRA, The University of Melbourne

Detecting agricultural disease before visible symptoms: advanced imaging technology needs backing of algorithms
Professor Pablo Zarco-Tejada, Remote Sensing & Precision Agriculture, School of Agriculture and Food & Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology, The University of Melbourne

Technologies in the field provide answers for farmers
Dr Jay Anderson, Senior Research Fellow at Southern Cross University and former Crawford Fund scholar, volunteer and mentor
Dr Stacey Lynch, Senior Research Scientist, Virology Microbiology, Microbial Sciences, Pests and Diseases, Agriculture Victoria Research, Centre for AgriBioscience
Dr Andrew Barnes, School of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science, The University of Queensland

Fighting anti-microbial resistance: when health, ag and ecosystems collide
Dr Walter Okelo, Research Scientist, CSIRO Land & Water