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October 29-November 1, 2018: University of Queensland hosts 2018 International Leucaena Conference

The University of Queensland, in cooperation with the Leucaena Network, hosts the first conference in 20 years dedicated to the Leucaena geus, a multipurpose tree legume. This valuable tree grows in dry tropics and is particularly useful as an environmentally sustainable option for cattle feed. It is also used for land regeneration, methane production, and creating biomass.

Affiliate organisations include the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR) and the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) – a CGIAR research centre.

Location: Brisbane, Australia

Website - International Leucaena Conference

Australia Agriculture

Feb 19, 2019: Annual Australasian Aid Conference held in Canberr

The Development Policy Centre at the Australian National University (ANU), in conjunction with the Asia Foundation, host Australia's major annual aid conference, which brings together researchers from across Australia, the Pacific, Asia, and beyond to share insights, promote collaboration, and help develop the research community.

Headline speakers include Donald Kaberuka, Former President of the African Development Bank and Rwanda’s Minister of Finance, and Masood Ahmed, President of the Center for Global Development.

Location: Canberra, Australia

Website – ANU

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