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Nuffield Australia Farming Scholarships - Jessica Pitkin
Summary The Scholarship is a 16week program consisting of both group and individual travel. The objective is to increase primary production knowledge, management skills and techniques generally. The successful applicant will meet scholars from other countries as part of the Contemporary Scholars Conference (CSC), where there is a robust exchange of ideas and experiences and join a network of people who are at the cutting edge of primary industry. The scholar also participates in a Global Focus Program (GFP), a sixweek compulsory group study tour to New Zealand, China, the Americas and Europe investigating agricultural marketing and trade issues, environmental issues and experiencing the different social and cultural aspects of each region. They will also embark on their own eightweek individual study tour. On return, they produce a written report and present to their peers at the annual Nuffield National Conference.
Program Chicken Meat
Research organisation Nuffield Australia
Objective summary To build the capacity of the chicken meat industry to overcome the challenges of a global and internationally competitive environment through the provision of RIRDC support for a Nuffield Farming Scholarship.
Project Stage Current
Project start date Wednesday, November 30, 2016
Project completion date Friday, November 30, 2018
Journal articles from project Not Available
National priority Frontier technologies for building and transforming Australian industries
Rural priority Advanced Technology
RIRDC goal CME-Create foundations for the future, including capacity and market insight
Principal researcher Jodie Dean
Research manager Kylie Hewson
Admin contact Nicola Raymond