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Posted by | September 18, 2018
New ACIAR project launched in September – Improving smallholder farmer incomes through strategic market development in mango supply chains in southern Vietnam

Official project launch at the Sao Mai Hotel, Dong Thap, Vietnam. Presentations and discussions were held between government, industry, farming community stakeholders from Dong Thap and Tien Giang and research...

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Posted by | August 14, 2018
Simply Mango Newsletter

“Simply Mango” the first project newsletter of the Mango Agribusiness Research Program has been released. This light-hearted newsletter features latest mango project news, researcher profiles and project activities from the...

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ACIAR team photo at the final meeting of the Mango Integrated Crop Management in the Philippines & Australia project.
Posted by | July 9, 2018
ACIAR Mango Crop Management in the Philippines and Australia Impacts smallholder farmers.

The successful ACIAR project, research and development of Integrated crop management for mango production in southern Philippines and Australia (HORT/2012/019) concluded with a final research workshop in Davao, the Philippines...

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Posted by | July 9, 2018
New ACIAR Mango R&D Project to be launched in southern Vietnam

Planning is underway for a new mango research and development project. The ACIAR project Improving smallholder farmer incomes through strategic market development in mango supply chains in southern Vietnam (AGB/2012/061)...

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Mango Agribusiness Research Program workshop participants
Posted by | March 20, 2018
Mango Agribusiness Research Program – Launch

Mango Agribusiness Program launch, Workshop 1 held in Guangzhou, 19 March 2018. More information to follow over the next 18 months.

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China Mango Study- Guangzhou Field Trip
Posted by | March 20, 2018
Mango Agribusiness Research Program, Workshop 1, 2018. China Mango Study – Field Trip Guangzhou

China Mango Study – Field Trip Guangzhou  My field trip to the Guangzhou Jiangnan Fruit and Vegetable market as part of the Mango Agribusiness Research Program workshop, was an interesting...

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Mango crop
Posted by | January 25, 2018
Boosting mango trade from the south

Mangoes represent a significant income opportunity for smallholder farmers in southern Vietnam. Improving mango productivity and competitiveness offers a significant opportunity to improve incomes and livelihoods of thousands of farming...

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Water-saving techniques
Posted by | January 24, 2018
Simple technologies improve yields on sandy soils

Farming communities in the south central coastal region of Vietnam face many challenges relating to infertile sandy soils and water shortages. Since 2007, four projects supported by A$5.4 million from...

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Mangoes being ripened in a Filipino wet market. (Photo: Daryl Joyce)
Posted by | January 24, 2018
Safe to handle

The Philippines stands to benefit from an Australian invention that is vastly improving the way fruit is ripened for market Easily bruised, fast-to-spoil fruit such as mangoes and bananas require relatively sophisticated...

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Vietnam
Posted by | December 1, 2017
Launch of Australia in Vietnam Agriculture Strategy

Senator the Hon. Anne Ruston, Australia’s Assistant Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources launched the Australia in Vietnam Agriculture Strategy in Can Tho on 24 August 2017. The strategy identifies...

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