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This paper documents and evaluates collaborative learning processes aimed at developing farmer’s knowledge, skills and aspirations to use seasonal climate forecasting (SCF). Workshops encouraging gorup discussion and collaborative learning were held across Australian sugar production regions in 2012.
Though Australia is one of the most urbanised countries in the world, there is strong evidence that shows agrarian attitudes and sentiments continue to have a powerful hold on the community. This paper attempts to gauge community attitudes towards agricultural policies and explore how agrarianism...
The mayors of Bogotá, Cape Town, New York City, Paris, Portland and Seoul explain why climate change and social inequality must be tackled together.
An investigation into the immigration-crime relationship among metropolitan areas over a 40 year period from 1970 to 2010. Results indicate that immigration is consistently linked to decreases in violent (e.g., murder) and property (e.g., burglary) crime throughout the time period.
This article provides new evidence on the supply of private rental dwellings affordable for low income households in Australia in 1996 and 2001 and on shortages or surpluses of affordable dwellings in each period.
The 2015 Monitor is the twelfth edition of the Swinburne National Technology and Society Monitor. It provides a general account of public perceptions about new technologies in Australia, including trust in institutions that provide information about new technologies.
This article demonstrates that climate change is exposing and exacerbating vulnerabilities within the structure of the Wheatbelt, which, in turn, is undermining the viability of traditional modes of family farming and forcing many farmers out of the agricultural sector.
The evaluation focused on support provided by MFAT over 2006 to 2015, and also considered support provided by other donors and development partners, as well as visual impairment activities led by Pacific governments.
This essay series is intended to explore measures that have been taken, and could be taken, in order to improve responses to the threat or occurrence of natural disasters in the MENA and Indo-Pacific regions.
This research study investigates how Pacific Peoples of New Zealand perceive and interpret their cultural identity through targeted television health messages and advertising. These health messages which portray Pacific Peoples are sponsored by the New Zealand Government and Non-Government Organisations (NGOs). A brief review of...