Welcome to the ACIAR Research Portal

Here you will find a wide range of information and data related to ACIAR's collaborative programs and projects.

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A farmer washes his cows

This program aims to significantly improve beef production and the livelihoods of smallholder farmers across five provinces in Indonesia.

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Transformative Agriculture and Enterprise Development Program (TADEP)

The Transformative Agriculture and Enterprise Development Program (TADEP) is a multidisciplinary research program that aims to improve the livelihoods of rural men and women in Papua New Guinea. The program is co-funded by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) and the Australian Centre for Agricultural Research (ACIAR).

Rows of plants are irrigated by a sprinkler system
Improving ground water management to enhance agriculture and farming livelihoods in Pakistan

This program uses partnerships to address the complexity of achieving effective and fair groundwater management for social, economic and environmental benefits.

smiling farming women
Sustainable Development Investment Portfolio (SDIP)

SDIP aims to improve the management of water, energy and food resources in three Himalayan river basins (Indus, Ganges and Brahmaputra), focussing on benefits for women and girls.

Farmers in Lombok
Eastern Indonesia Agribusiness Development Opportunities (EI-ADO)

EI-ADO (Analysing Agribusiness Development Opportunities in Eastern Indonesia) is a series of agribusiness value chain studies funded by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT).

Improving market access will help promote food security. Photo: F Wyborn, AIFSC
The Australian International Food Security Research Centre (AIFSRC)

This program's goal was to help smallholder farmers and other poor households access sufficient, accessible and nutritious food.