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Researcher honoured for dedication to Timor-Leste agriculture

On 11 June 2012 long-time ACIAR collaborator Rob Williams was honoured with an Order of Australia Medal for service to overseas humanitarian aid projects, particularly through the ACIAR/AusAID-funded ‘Seeds of Life’ Program in Timor-Leste.
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Nurturing Pacific and Indigenous aquaculture

A session on aquaculture development by Pacific Islanders and Indigenous Australians is being sponsored by ACIAR at the Australasian Aquaculture 2012 conference in Melbourne on Thursday 3 May 2012.
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Volunteering opportunities

Ever thought of becoming a volunteer in a developing country for 12 months? There are several opportunities available through Australian Volunteers for International Development with applications closing on Xmas Day.
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Weed succumbs to biocontrol in PNG, shows long term study

Smallholder farmers in Papua New Guinea continue to benefit from the introduction of a biocontrol agent of one of the world’s worst weeds through a project funded by the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR).
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