BROWSE RESEARCH BY PEOPLE
Ms Tran Thi Kim Oanh
Sub-Institute of Agriculture Engineering and Post-Harvest Technology, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Ms Tran Thi Kim is engaged in food processing and food preserving technology research. She has over 10 years research experience, specially working in a recent UNIDO project focused on developing an excellence model for harvesting, pre-processing, packing and preservation of mango in the Mekong River Delta region. Ms Oanh will further develop her knowledge and experience in the mango supply chain development project.

Associated Projects:

  • AGB/2012/061: Improving smallholder farmer incomes through strategic market development in mango supply chains in southern Vietnam
October 8, 2018
Dr Nguyen Van Phong
Southern Horticultural Research Institute, Tien Giang province, Vietnam
Dr Nguyen Van Phong is an experienced postharvest researcher. His research interests include physiology and diseases, postharvest systems and value added products for fruits and vegetables. Dr Phong will be using his expertise in the mango supply development project.

Associated Projects:

  • AGB/2012/061: Improving smallholder farmer incomes through strategic market development in mango supply chains in southern Vietnam
January 13, 2019
Dr Wen E Qi
Marketing Department, Economics & Management College, South China Agricultural University, Guangzhou, China
Dr Wen E Qi is an associate professor at South China Agricultural University. She graduated with her Doctor's degree in basic mathematics from Zhengzhou University in 2004, then worked in industrial and commercial management postdoctoral research station of Sun Yat-sen university from 2004 to 2007. Dr Wen-e has been working as an Industrial Economist of  National Litchi & Longan Industry Technology System since 2016. She has rich experience in the marketing research of tropical and subtropical fruit. Her researches focus on marketing of agricultural products issues associated with consumer’s behaviour & price analysis & channel analysis. Dr Wen-e has published more than 40 publications so far and led a number of research projects funded by Agricultural Ministry of China, Education Ministry of China, Government of Guangdong province in recent years.

Associated Projects:

  • AGB/2016/007: Challenges and opportunities for meeting requirements of China mango markets
July 15, 2018
Associate Professor Robin Roberts
Griffith Asia Institute, Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia
Associate Professor Robin Roberts is project leader for the ACIAR Mango Agribusiness Program. Robin is a member of the Griffith Asia Institute, an academic in the Griffith Business School and the principal researcher for Griffith Agribusiness. Her understanding of and interest in the Asia Pacific region underscores her achievements as a highly experienced researcher and project leader. Robin is strongly involved in research studies for consumer decision making for agriculture and food products, market profiling and strategies for agribusiness in emerging economies. She led the scoping study for this program, evaluating the competitive and comparative position of mango trade in regional markets across South East Asia.

Associated Projects:

  • AGB/2016/006: Supporting access to mango research information, communication, collaboration and capacity development
  • AGB/2016/007: Challenges and opportunities for meeting requirements of China mango markets
  • AGB/2016/008: Opportunities and strategies to improve biosecurity, market access and trade for selected mango markets
  • AGB/2016/009: Enhancing mango fruit quality in Asian mango chains
  • AGB/2015/015: Analysis of mango markets, trade and strategic research issues in the Asia-Pacific
  • AGB/2012/061: Improving smallholder farmer incomes through strategic market development in mango supply chains in southern Vietnam
February 7, 2018
Ms Leizel Secretaria
University of the Philippines Mindanao, Davao City, Philippines
Ms Leizel Secretaria is an early career researcher in the postharvest management of horticulture crops. She is currently studying for a master’s degree in biology at the University of Southeastern Philippines. Leizel is currently a team member in the ACIAR project on postharvest management improvements for fruit and vegetables in the Southern Philippines. She is developing her knowledge and experience in the Mango Quality project.

Associated Project:

  • AGB/2016/009: Enhancing mango fruit quality in Asian mango chains
March 1, 2018
Mr Nguyen Van Son
Southern Horticultural Research Institute, Tien Giang province, Vietnam
Mr Nguyen Van Son is a leader in the Horticulture Division of SOFRI. He has research experience specialising in fruit cultivation to improve yield, fruit quality and sustainable production; dosage and the application of fertilizer, flowering manipulation and pruning of mango trees and has experience with several other tropical fruits. Mr Son will be using his expertise in the mango supply chain study in Southern Vietnam.

Associated Projects:

  • AGB/2012/061: Improving smallholder farmer incomes through strategic market development in mango supply chains in southern Vietnam
October 24, 2018
Dr Doan Huu Tien
Southern Horticultural Research Institute, Tien Giang province, Vietnam
Dr Doan Huu Tien is senior researcher in agricultural economics and leads the Fruit Marketing division at SOFRI. He has extensive research experience related to fruit marketing, field and market data analysis, value chain and economic efficiency studiesand working with smallholder farming communities. Dr Tien is further developing his knowledge and experience in the mango supply chain study in Southern Vietnam.

Associated Projects:

  • AGB/2012/061: Improving smallholder farmer incomes through strategic market development in mango supply chains in southern Vietnam
October 24, 2018
Ms Linh Tran Thi Ut
Southern Centre for Agricultural Policy and Strategy, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Ms Linh Tran Thi Ut received her Masters degree in Economics and Rural Sociology from the University of Liege in 2013. In 2014 and 2015 she participated in the ACIAR Agribusiness Masterclass in Hanoi. Her current research interests include value chains, consumer behaviour, livelihoods, poverty, gender equality, applying information technology in production and agribusiness management.  She is a research member of projects, including Research on improving the model farmer groups of developing combination between orchard and ecotourism in Cu Chi District, HCMC; Risk management assessment in the coffee value chain in Central Highlands, Vietnam; Value chain analysis for cashew and pepper in Binh Phuoc province; and Coconut  supply and demand in Ben Tre province. She is developing her knowledge and experience across multiple Mango research projects.  

Associated Project:

  • AGB/2016/006: Supporting access to mango research information, communication, collaboration and capacity development
  • AGB/2012/061: Improving smallholder farmer incomes through strategic market development in mango supply chains in southern Vietnam
December 18, 2017
Mr Peter Trevorrow
Department of Agriculture and Fisheries, Queensland Government, Cairns, Australia
Mr Peter Trevorrow is a Senior Plant Pathologist with the Horticultural Forestry Science team.  His research experience and interests are in developing integrated disease management strategies for tropical crops and his primary crop interests include mango, avocado and banana.  Peter has worked on a range of field and horticulture crops, in the areas of plant disease diagnosis, pre and post-harvest disease management and plant biosecurity.  He will be using his expertise in integrated crop management for mango production.

Associated Projects:

  • HORT/2012/019: Research and development of integrated crop management for mango production in the southern Philippines and Australia
October 14, 2018
Ms Philippa Tyler
Department of Agriculture and Fisheries, Queensland Government, Brisbane, Australia
Ms Philippa Tyler is the lead Sensory and Consumer Scientist in the Innovative Food Technologies team. Philippa has international experience and has worked in both commercial and research environments. She has worked across a wide range of food and beverage products from beer and seafood to jackfruit, papaya and mango. Philippa is a member of the Product Innovation team at DAF which provides commercial companies with the technical skills required to develop new and innovative products for the Queensland market. She is working on projects funded by large and small companies as well as projects funded by Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research, Horticulture Innovation Australia, Food Innovation Australia and Innovations Connections. Philippa has designed and delivered sensory training workshops in both the UK and Australia. She will be using this expertise in the Mango Quality project.

Associated Project:

  • AGB/2016/009: Enhancing mango fruit quality in Asian mango chains
February 14, 2018