Projects by field: Food

Projects for food

The Centre for Dryland Agricultural Ecosystems

With food security and sustainable food production an increasingly pressing concern for a booming global population, UWA’s agricultural experts have teamed up with their Chinese counterparts at Lanzhou University and ICARDA (August Issue Cover Story Institute of Agriculture)  to step up research into dryland agricultural production and establish The Centre for Dryland Agricultural Ecosystems. With one third of […]

Seeds of life

Seeds of Life (SOL) is a collaborative project between the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR), AusAID, UWA and the Timor-Leste Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries. The project aims to alleviate hunger by developing a sustainable national seed system that facilitates the increased production of Timor-Leste’s staple food crops

Increasing Food Security in India

Ensuring the strength and resilience of key food crops is critical to achieving long-term food security, and this will help chickpea farmers in India to be more resilient to climate change.

"I am confident that in the coming decades the city of Perth will grow in importance as a centre of business, educational and technological excellence in the region. This State will also continue to develop as the epicentre of a global resource and mineral supply economy delivering the growth that has seen an economic power shift to the Asian and Indian Ocean regions." Michael Chaney
Chancellor, The University of Western Australia