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Researchers in Agriculture for International Development (RAID)

Researchers in Agriculture for International Development (RAID) - Join Us

Professor Steven Underhill in the field

About RAID

RAID is an Australian-based network of researchers involved in international agricultural research for development.

RAID:

  • Raises awareness about the value of ag R4D;
  • Facilitates networking and knowledge among researchers;
  • Builds capacity and capability of early career to mid-career researchers; and
  • Promotes career pathways into ag R4D.

RAID has over 500 members around Australia and internationally. The network is hosted by the Crawford Fund and supported by the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research for Development (ACIAR).

Professor Steven Underhill measuring food losses in Apia markets, Samoa

RAID at USC

USC has an excellent research reputation in fields related to agriculture, aquaculture, forestry, land management and social science.

We want to use RAID to bring this diverse group of researchers together to strengthen connections among researchers and research centres and create an active network to support interest and promote opportunities in agriculture and international development.

Contact Us

Jack Koci, RAID President PhD Candidate
Sustainability Research Centre, USC
jack.koci@research.usc.edu.au

Madaline Healey, RAID Partnerships Director
Research Entomologist
Forest Industries Research Centre
Tropical Forests and People Research Centre, USC
mhealey@usc.edu.au 

RAID @ USC News

USC Newsroom
USC student Mitch Dakin and Growcom's Lene Knudsen
High-tech sandbox helps farmers visualise water flow
23 November 2020

A Civil Engineering Honours student’s Augmented Reality hydrology sandbox will be used by Queensland’s peak horticulture industry body to help teach local growers about water movement in the field.

PhD student Sam Van Holsbeeck
PhD student helps develop ‘bushfire scar’ model
16 September 2020

A USC researcher has helped develop a computer model that aims to predict how long a bushfire will burn and how much of the landscape it will consume.

Research offers hope to reforest tropical islands
15 July 2020

Successful milestones in a $3million reforestation project in the Philippines indicate it could be adopted by low-income farming communities in degraded tropical environments across the globe, according to a USC researcher.