We will be posting here a series of blogs, opinion pieces, and other views around our “Doing Well by Doing Good” campaign and our position that:
Despite the proof positive from benefit-cost analyses finding a ratio of 10:1 on investment, and the less quantifiable social, environmental, and diplomatic benefits in-country and to Australia of investing in international agricultural research for development (Ag4Dev), the proportion of Australia’s development-assistance budget receives is only around 2.5 percent. We firmly believe it is in Australia’s interests to increase the proportion of its development-assistance budget invested in Ag4Dev.
We would welcome your views too!
Join us in our efforts to bring attention to the benefits of international agricultural research for development (Ag4Dev) by using our social media toolkit.
We are pleased to have so many eminent people who support our view that it is in Australia’s interests to support an increase in the proportion of its development-assistance budget invested in international Ag4Dev including:
Last week’s panel session, hosted by the @RuralPressClub in Brisbane, opened a window to the not-often discussed “win-win” world of Aus aid-funded agricultural research in the Pacific, Asia and Africa.
@beefcentral reports 👉 t.co/qWf0oyW7kl
✨ A wonderful opportunity to learn all about our Conference Scholarships, Student Awards and many more international agriculture research opportunities with @RaidNetwork!
🗓️ Thursday 27 April
📍 Hobart, TAS