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Nuffield Farming Scholarship for an Australian Chicken Meat Grower
Summary Nuffield Australia operates a scholarship program for farmers to provide them with the opportunity to travel overseas to study an industry relevant topic of their choice. The scholarship comprises both organised and individual study components. An Australian Nuffield Farming Scholarship is focused on developing the practical, managerial and commercial capacities of the recipient to enable them to be better farmers and to make a significant contribution to the future of the Australian chicken meat industry. The Chicken Meat Industry provides funding for one Nuffield Scholarship for a project relevant to the chicken meat industry.
Program Chicken Meat
Research organisation Nuffield Australia
Objective summary To provide one scholarship to a chicken meat industry farmer to undertake the Nuffield Scholarship Program.
To build capacity in the chicken meat industry.
To provide a report on the learnings of the scholarship recipient from their study for dissemination the industry and other stakeholders.
Project Stage Closed
Project start date Friday, August 08, 2008
Project completion date Tuesday, March 30, 2010
Journal articles from project Not Available
National priority Safeguarding Australia
Rural priority Advanced Technology
RIRDC goal CME-Increase the productivity and efficiency of chicken meat production
Principal researcher Jim Geltch
Research manager Kylie Hewson
Admin contact Janette Lees