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India & Australia’s similarities point to ag-tech collaborations


When Professor Ashwani Pareek visited the Victoria Drought Resilience Adoption & Innovation Hub (see article), he also spent time with Faculty of Science students and members across the University of Melbourne. 


Similarities in India’s and Australia’s climates and crop patterns could provide an opportunity for collaborations in agricultural research and biotechnology development for greater food security, according to an award-winning scientist from Jawaharlal Nehru University visiting the University of Melbourne.

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L-R: Professor Giovanni Turchini, Head of the School of Agriculture, Food and Ecocsystem Sciences; Professor Ashwani Pareek; Professor Moira O’Brien, Dean of Science; and Associate Professor Alex Johnson.



Read more about Professor Ashwani Pareek’s visit on the University of Melbourne’s Faculty of Science website.