Focus International Number 1, December 2009
Government commits to major boost to science collaboration
Committed to engaging with India on a long-term, strategic basis, recognising the central role science and technology collaboration plays in the broader relationship.
Collaboration is the key to world challenges
By Megan Clark
CSIRO and its Indian collaborators are sure to make a difference in a world facing extraordinary challenges.
Australia and India: building a knowledge partnership
By Mary Finlay
Recognition of the importance of international collaboration in science and the potential to work together to address some of the “grand challenges”.
Opportunities for India–Australia collaboration on GM crops
By Gary Fitt
The high cost of GM approaches requires that both countries focus on the ‘big’ common diseases and pathogen groups and work towards broad-spectrum, durable resistance.
ACIAR and India find new ways to work together
By Paul Fox
The greatest number of poor and undernourished people in any country is found in India, and most live in rural areas.
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Promoting Australia's advancement through technology