Using satellite imagery to build climate resilience for seaweed farmers in Indonesia

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Griffith Agribusiness’ most recent recruit, Dr Zannie Langford, is set to take the lead on a new project, exploring climate change resilience strategies for seaweed farmers in Indonesia. Seaweed farming is Indonesia’s largest marine aquacultural industry, but the variability of ocean conditions and the impact of rainfall on seaweed production mean that it is already […]

Griffith on the mark for ‘Step Up Oceania’ 2032 Olympic Committee meet

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Griffith University is solidifying itself as a 2032 legacy leader following exceptional representation and involvement at the Oceania National Olympic Committee (ONOC) conference last month. The annual event invited key stakeholders from the Pacific Islands, New Zealand, and Australia to explore key issues, best practice, and the latest innovations across high performance, coaching, sport science, […]

Australian hot water treatment study provides advancements for global mango trade

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Researchers have discovered how to use hot water treatment to meet market entry protocols for fruit fly disinfestation in Australian mangoes. Heat treatment is the internationally accepted protocol for market access, currently applied to mangoes through vapour heat technology. Hot water treatment is an inexpensive, more efficient alternative, but previous studies found that the rapid […]

Griffith helps Vietnamese dragon fruit growers and traders build capacity to export to Australia

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Griffith University has been helping farmers and co-operatives in Binh Thuan Province train for export expansion to Australia. The province has historically concentrated on the export and distribution of dragon fruit across South-East Asia, but key stakeholders are now looking to expand to wholesalers and supermarkets in Melbourne, Australia. Associate Professor Robin E Roberts, from […]

Livestreaming event attracts thousands of Chinese consumers to Australian macadamia exporter

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Researchers from The University of Adelaide teamed up with Griffith University to conduct a buyer virtual engagement study for Chinese consumers at Macadamias Australia in Bundaberg. Over 43,000 participants logged in to the ninety-minute live-streaming event to watch Chinese social media and radio personality, Eric Ho, walk through the orchards, the visitor experiences, the on-site […]

Griffith helps place value on livestock disease in Indonesia

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Researchers from the Griffith Asia Institute (GAI) have teamed up with the Indonesian National Research and Innovation Agency (BRIN) and the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) to pilot the Global Burden of Animal Diseases (GBADs) Framework in Indonesia. GBADs is a global health initiative, funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, which […]