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Leading light in food security honoured

March 15th, 2016

Professor Paul Teng received an Honorary Doctorate of Science from Murdoch University

One of the world’s greatest authorities on food security in Asia was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Science from Murdoch University.

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Asia food security enquiry calls for cooperative approach

December 2nd, 2015

Second Murdoch Commission Co-Chairs Professor John Edwards and Professor Mely Caballero Anthony

An independent report commissioned by Murdoch University has found that a more cooperative and strategic approach between and within countries in Asia will be required to tackle the challenge of food security.

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Food security inquiry visits Vietnam

July 9th, 2015

Commission meeting with Dr Dang Kim Son and members of Vietnames Ministry of Agriculture

Improving the nutritional quality of rice and reforming farming practices so they are more efficient are among the food security issues facing Vietnam, the Second Murdoch Commission has found.

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Inquiry explores food security issues in China

June 2nd, 2015

Second Murdoch Commission members Professor John Edwards, Dr Chris Vas and Cat Bevan-Jones inspecting seedlings at Hong Sha, a village development project run by the Chinese government in Sichuan Province.

Members of Murdoch’s independent inquiry into food security learnt how China is tackling food security issues on a recent visit to Beijing and the Sichuan Province.

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Second Murdoch Commission visits India for food security forums

April 2nd, 2015

Dr Ravinder Kaur, Director Indian Council of Agricultural Research and Professor John Edwards, Co-Chair of the Second Murdoch Commission

Key stakeholders with power and interest in India’s food and agriculture sectors came together in March as part of the Second Murdoch Commission on food security.

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Independent inquiry to examine contemporary food security in Asia

October 22nd, 2014

Second Murdoch Commission Co-Chairs Professor John Edwards and Professor Mely Caballero Anthony

The Second Murdoch Commission on food security in the Asian region was launched by Murdoch’s Interim Vice Chancellor Professor Andrew Taggart.

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