Hosted by FFS partner RDA ACT, the Victualis 2 dinner brought together key players in the region’s agrifood sector for an info-packed evening focused on sustainable, resilient urban food systems.
We congratulate Ripan Debnath on taking out his PhD from UNSW and for securing a new role as a Consultant for the University of Newcastle’s Institute for Regional Futures.
At the end of his transformative 12-month tenure as FFS CEO, we sat down with Dr James Krahe to delve into his academic journey, hear about significant milestones in his career, and gain insight into his enthusiasm for collaboration and its power to bring about transformative real-world outcomes.
In the picturesque coastal city of Coffs Harbour, the collaborative spirit was in full swing as the Coffs Agrifood Living Lab (CALL) launched at Yarrila Place on October 25
Sydney-based SME LLEAF has secured a global distributor for its innovative light-spectra-shifting agricultural film, shown to boost crop yields by up to 20%.
The National Farmers’ Federation’s first female President stepped down on 25 October to take on a global advocacy role as a Director of the World Farmers’ Organisation.
In September, Future Food Systems welcomed Sunshine-Coast-based sustainable exotic mushroom grower Kenon Corporation into its consortium.
Western Sydney University PhD student Claudia Vacca has spent their career studying plant pathogens, from trees to potatoes, developing new ways for early detection and intervention.
In July. Future Food Systems staff, research leads and PhDs represented FFS, our projects and our mission at conferences and agrifood events nationwide.
A new Future Food Systems project will establish Australia’s first food-focused ‘Living Lab’ to foster creative collaboration among stakeholders in Coffs’ agrifood ecosystem, including co-designing the concept for a dedicated food innovation and logistics precinct for the region.