About this inquiry

The  Foreign Affairs and Aid Sub-Committee will inquire into and report on the role of development partnerships in agriculture and agribusiness in promoting prosperity, reducing poverty and enhancing stability in the lndo-Pacific region.



Past Public Hearings

15 Mar 2016: Canberra, ACT
11 Mar 2016: Sydney, NSW
03 Mar 2016: Canberra, ACT

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Inquiry Status

First report tabled, Inquiry lapsed

How to make a submission

The committee invites individuals and organisations to send in their opinions and proposals in writing (submissions)

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Report

Food for thought: improving health and nutrition in the Indo-Pacific region

On Thursday, 5 May 2016, the Joint Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade tabled its first report for the inquiry into The role of development partnerships in agriculture and agribusiness in promoting prosperity, reducing poverty and enhancing stability in the Indo-Pacific region.

© Commonwealth of Australia 2016 

ISBN 978-1-74366-492-6 (Printed version)
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Preliminary pages
Foreword, Membership of the Committee, Membership of the Joint Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade, Membership of the Foreign Affairs and Aid Sub-Committee, Terms of reference, List of abbreviations, Glossary, List of recommendations
(PDF 740KB)
Chapter 1: Introduction
(PDF 101KB)
Chapter 2: Background
(PDF 193KB)
Chapter 3: Nutrition and health: a looming crisis in the Pacific region (PDF 251KB)
Chapter 4: Agriculture, nutrition and women (PDF 259KB)
Chapter 5: Future directions for nutrition security (PDF 246KB)
Appendix A: Submissions list (PDF 44KB)
Appendix B: Exhibits list (PDF 69KB)
Appendix C: Witnesses who appeared at public hearings (PDF 46KB)
Appendix D: Answers to questions on notice (PDF 43KB)
Appendix E: Australia's agriculture development partners (PDF 79KB)

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