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FDI

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12 Oct 2017

Food loss and waste undermines food security and addressing it can provide economic, social and environmental benefits. Food is lost or wasted at each stage of the Chinese food supply chain but, as with other middle-income countries, more food is beginning to be wasted in the consumption stage....

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10 Oct 2017

Indonesia is one of Australia’s most important bilateral partners. Its geographical position in South-East Asia, its large land mass, as well as its close proximity to Australia should put the country towards the top of the priority list in developing close bilateral ties not only in a strategic...

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05 Oct 2017

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In northern Australia, three major hydrogeological systems are listed as being highly productive: the Canning Basin in Western Australia, the Great Artesian Basin in Queensland and the Daly Basin in the Northern Territory. Each of these systems is unique and, as...

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12 Sep 2017

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Just over half a century ago, agricultural economist Bruce Davidson published a book entitled The Northern Myth (1966). His statement from this book that ‘Politicians, with the support of the press, have taken advantage of the peculiar fascination...

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24 Aug 2017

India is richly endowed with a wide range of soft power resources that can help it to engage countries as far apart as Iran and Israel. Much of India’s soft power, and the ability to deploy it, is autonomous of the government, which limits the extent to which soft power can be actively harnessed...

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08 Aug 2017

With China continuing its ambition to become the leading economic powerhouse, the international community continues its push to ensure that China addresses its environmental concerns. China’s pollution levels are staggering, despite the Ministry of Environment Protection’s (MEP) most recent...

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01 Aug 2017

The Joint Statements presented by President Trump and Prime Minister Modi in the White House Rose Garden were not intended to be a repeat of the triumphal Madison Square Garden event hosted in 2014 for Modi, but to establish the direction of Indo-US relations under the new American...

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25 Jul 2017

India is the largest consumer of groundwater in the world and, because its rate of extraction has remained high, groundwater replenishment has been unable to sustain water levels in many of the country’s aquifers. At the same time, contamination is a serious problem throughout the country and...

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20 Jun 2017

Soil fertility comprises three interrelated components: physical fertility, chemical fertility and biological fertility. Biological fertility, the organisms that live in the soil and interact with the other components, varies greatly depending upon conditions and it is highly complex and dynamic...

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16 Mar 2017

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There exists a strong and growing body of scientific research evidence that supports the belief that to achieve the targets set by the Paris climate change conference, greenhouse gas must be actively removed from the atmosphere and stored. Carbon capture and...

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