Conference Media

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

The hashtag for our 2022 conference is #22cfconf and you can also follow @CrawfordFund

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– Future Food Security Challenges in the Asia-Pacific Region

Media Releases

Here are the media materials for the event, embargoed to 15 August:

Global order for global food security
The Hon John Anderson AC
Chair, Crawford Fund

Blending tradition and science for the Pacific to thrive
Dr Audrey Aumua
Chief Executive Officer, Fred Hollows Foundation NZ and Member, ACIAR Policy Advisory Council

Science for nourishing the world, sustainably
Professor Andrew Campbell
Chief Executive Officer
Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR)

More sustainable solutions through global efforts on food security
Dr Jean Balié
Regional Director, Southeast Asia and the Pacific, CGIAR; Director General, IRRI

How bad will we let the food crises get?
Dr Alison Bentley
Australian Director of CIMMYT Wheat Program

Agricultural R&D a major driver of social change
Dr Jenny Gordon
Member of the Australian International Agricultural Research Centre’s Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Advisory Panel, and the Asian Development Bank Institute’s Advisory Committee

Future focus on innovation for ‘responsible’ agriculture
Prof Neena Mitter
Director of QAAFI Centre for Horticultural Science and the Australian Research Council Industrial Transformational Research HUB for Sustainable Crop Protection at The University of Queensland

Grow agricultural research impact through broader networks
Regina Bi Nukundj
Senior Food Security Policy Officer, Department of Agriculture and Livestock, Papua New Guinea

More investment in agricultural R&D a no-brainer
Dr Philip Pardey
Professor Philip Pardey, Director, GEMS Informatics Center, College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences, University of Minnesota

Nutrition sensitive agriculture brings more than health outcomes
Ms Jessica Raneri
Senior Nutrition Sensitive Agriculture Advisor to ACIAR and Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade 

For media inquiries, please contact:

Ms Cathy Reade
Director of Outreach
The Crawford Fund
Mobile: 0413 575 934
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