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Xinjian Chen
Guangxi University, Guangxi
Dr Xinjian Chen is a lecturer at Guangxi University in South China and a visiting scholar at the University of Adelaide in 2018. He graduated with his PhD in 2014 in Agricultural Economics from South China Agricultural University. He has rich experience in the research of tropical and subtropical fruit markets and value chain studies. He has published more than 20 papers to date and led a number of research projects funded by the National Natural Science Foundation of China, the Education Ministry of China, and the Government of Guangdong and Guangxi provinces in recent years. His research focuses on agricultural economic issues associated with consumer’s behaviour, agricultural risk and disasters, small farmers’ production behaviour, value chains and poverty reduction. He will be using this expertise in the Mango Markets project.

Associated Project:

  • AGB/2016/007: Challenges and opportunities for meeting requirements of China mango markets
February 2, 2018
Aman Ullah Malik
Institute of Horticultural Sciences, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad
Professor Aman Ullah Malik is the Director of the Institute of Horticultural Sciences, and has been awarded a Fulbright scholarship for postdoctoral studies at the University of California, USA. He is actively engaged in industry focused research and capacity building activities to help boost horticultural supply chains. He has supervised doctoral and masters students, and has over 100 journal publications. Professor Malik is a member of national and international committees, and agricultural and horticultural research and policy forums. He will be using this expertise in the Mango Quality project.

Associated project:

AGB/2016/009: Enhancing mango fruit quality in Asian mango chains
February 18, 2018
Tiago Wandschneider
Lisbon
Mr Tiago Wandschneider is an economist with 23 years of experience in international development, both in Asia and in Africa. In recent years he has led and contributed to a number of ACIAR funded research activities in Southeast Asia and China, with a focus on agricultural value chains, markets and trade. He will be using this expertise in the Mango Markets project.

Associated Project:

  • AGB/2016/007: Challenges and opportunities for meeting requirements of China mango markets
February 28, 2018
Wen E Qi
Marketing Department, Economics & Management College, South China Agricultural University, Guangzhou
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
Ivory Galang
Philippine Institute for Development Studies, Quezon City
Ms Ivory Galang is an early career researcher engaged in economic modelling studies with other research interests in child labour, poverty, and spatial data analysis. She is completing her master’s degree in statistics at the University of the Philippines. Ivory has completed postgraduate studies in public policy at the University of Tokyo and her undergraduate qualification in development studies at the University of the Philippines Manila. She is developing her knowledge and experience in the Mango Biosecurity project.

Associated Projects:

  • AGB/2016/008: Opportunities and strategies to improve biosecurity, market access and trade for selected mango markets
March 14, 2018
Do Manh Hung
Southern Centre for Agricultural Policy and Strategy, Ho Chi Minh City
Mr Do Manh Hung has 10 years’ experience working in agriculture and rural development projects.  His key areas of research include public policy analysis, green development, value chain structure governance and assessment, agricultural commodity development, and policy recommendations for agricultural and rural development.  Mr Do will further develop his 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
Do Dang Huy
Southern Centre for Agricultural Policy and Strategy, Ho Chi Minh City
Mr Do Dang Huy has over 10 years’ research experience in agriculture market analysis, value chain analysis, collection and processing of market data, and applying information technology in production and agribusiness management. Mr Do will further develop his experience and skillset 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
Nguyen Duc Loc
Southern Centre for Agricultural Policy and Strategy, Ho Chi Minh City
Dr Nguyen Duc Loc is engaged in research focussed on economics and business analysis.  He has over 10 years’ research experience in managing the collection of field and market data, examining supply chains in different fresh food sectors and improving linkages into smallholder communities to facilitate an improvement in economic returns and productivity.  Dr Nguyen will continue to develop his knowledge and expertise 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
Linh Tran Thi Ut
Southern Centre for Agricultural Policy and Strategy, Ho Chi Minh City
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
Nguyen Van Son
Southern Horticultural Research Institute, Tien Giang province
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