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Partners : Partners September 2012
PARTNERS SPRING 2012 31 ROUNDUP To keep up to date with the latest events, projects and happenings at ACIAR please visit our website (aciar.gov.au), our blog (aciarblog.blogspot.com. au) or visit us on Twitter (twitter. com/ACIARAustralia). You can also subscribe to our RSS feed (aciar. gov.au/RSSfeeds) to get updates on the latest happenings at ACIAR. NEW PUBLICATIONS CORPORATE PUBLICATIONS ACIAR Annual Operational Plan 2012--13 ACIAR, 130 pp. Plus Vietnamese and Indonesian translations. Contact ACIAR for copies. TECHNICAL REPORTS Opportunities for the smallholder sandalwood industry in Vanuatu Tony Page, Hanington Tate, Colin Bunt, Anna Potrawiak and Alick Berry, TR 79, 67pp. $36 PROCEEDINGS Asia--Paci c tropical sea cucumber aquaculture Cathy A. Hair, Timothy D. Pickering and David J. Mills (eds), PR 137, 209 pp. $50 Animal biosecurity in the Mekong: future directions for research and development Adams L.B., Gray G.D and Murray G. (eds), PR 137, 114 pp. $52 IMPACT ASSESSMENT SERIES The contribution of agricultural growth to poverty reduction Bhajan Grewal, Helena Grunfeld and Peter Sheehan, IAS 76, 59 pp. $52 Rice--wheat cropping systems in India and Australia, and development of the 'Happy Seeder' Clare Saunders, Lee Davis and David Pearce, IAS 77, 48 pp. $47 A methodology for assessing the poverty- reducing impacts of Australia's international agricultural research David Carpenter and Mark McGillivray, IAS 78, 46 pp. $25 Developing and testing a tool for measuring capacity building Anni Dugdale, Chris Sadleir, Robin Tennant-Wood and Mark Turner, IAS 79, 36 pp. $31 Oil palm pathways: an analysis of ACIAR's oil palm projects in Papua New Guinea Hayden Fisher, Cassandra Winzenried and Lilly Sar, IAS 80, 63 pp. $45 MONOGRAPHS Practical methods for the quality control of inoculant biofertilisers Rosalind Deaker, Mihály László, Michael Timothy Rose, Khanok-on Amprayn, Ganisan Krishnen, Tran Thi Kim Cuc, Vu Thuy Nga, Phan Thi Cong, Mguyen Thanh Hien and Ivan Robert Kennedy, MN 147, 101 pp. $35 Making value chains work better for the poor: a toolbook for practitioners of value chain analysis [Indonesian translation] Making Markets Work Better for the Poor (M4P) project, UK Department for International Development (DFID), MN 148, 146 pp. Hatchery management of tiger grouper (Epinephelus fuscoguttatus): a best-practice manual Ketut Sugama, Michael A. Rimmer, Suko Ismi, Isti Koesharyani, Ketut Suwirya, N.A. Giri and Veronica R. Alava, MN 149, 66 pp. $25 Nursery management of grouper: a best-practice manual Suko Ismi, Tatam Sutarmat, N.A. Giri, Michael A. Rimmer, Richard M.J. Knuckey, Anjanette C. Berding and Ketut Sugama, MN 150, 44 pp. $20 FINAL REPORTS AVAILABLE ONLINE ONLY FR2011-32 to FR2011-35 FR2012-01 to FR2012-20 NEW STAFF NEW RESEARCH PROGRAM MANAGERS Dr Mike Nunn -- Research Program Manager, Animal Health Mike comes to ACIAR from the Australian Government Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (DAFF), where he was the Principal Scientist for Animal Biosecurity. Dr Evan Christen -- Research Program Manager, Land and Water Resources Evan comes to ACIAR from CSIRO where he was Principal Research Scientist in the Land and Water Division. Dr Eric Huttner -- Research Program Manager, Crop Improvement and Management Eric comes to ACIAR from Diversity Arrays Technology (DArT) Pty Ltd---a company dedicated to developing and delivering genetic analysis technology to plant breeders and scientists worldwide---where he was General Manager. NEW CORPORATE STAFF George Xenoulis -- Information Systems Support Officer Nabeweyah Jattiem -- Receptionist Gary Leckie -- Financial Accountant NEW GRADUATE OFFICERS Rebecca McBride -- Graduate Officer Rebecca holds a Masters in Agricultural Business (University of Adelaide) and has completed an AYAD in Vietnam. Rebecca has commenced her graduate experience working with the Agribusiness Program. Jenny Hanks -- Graduate Officer Jenny studied at Charles Sturt University and holds a Bachelor of Veterinary Science/Bachelor of Veterinary Biology. Jenny is working across the Livestock Production Systems and Animal Health Programs. THE NEW AIFSC TEAM The Australian International Food Security Centre comprises four full-time staff. Melissa Wood is the Director, bringing a wealth of knowledge from the Rome-based Global Crop Diversity Trust, where for two years she was Director of Operations. Dr Wendy Henderson is Manager -- Research, Communications and Partnerships. Prior to joining ACIAR, Wendy was working as the Senior Program Coordinator and Project Leader, Detection & Prevention Program, Invasive Animals Cooperative Research Centre. Bronwyn Anderson-Smith is the Executive Officer and Joanne Huang is the Program Support Officer. For more details, go to ACIAR's staff directory: http://aciar.gov.au/staff_directory ACIAR'S DISTRIBUTION POLICY ACIAR provides complimentary copies of its publications to developing-country libraries, institutions, researchers and administrators with involvement in agriculture in developing countries in ACIAR's operating areas, and to scientists involved in ACIAR projects. For enquiries about complimentary copies, please contact ACIAR's Communications Unit, email@example.com. For other customers, please use our online ordering facility at <aciar.gov.au> or direct enquiries to our distributors, Can Print Communications, PO Box 7472, Canberra BC, ACT 2610, Australia, phone +61 2 6295 4422, fax +61 2 6295 4473, firstname.lastname@example.org. Copies of most publications are available as free downloads from the ACIAR website <aciar.gov.au>.
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