Foreign Affairs and Trade
The Commission for International Agricultural Research is established under Section 7 of the ACIAR Act 1982. Its functions are to provide advice to the Foreign Minister on the formulation of agricultural research programs and policies to identify agricultural problems and find solutions in developing countries.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    E. Statutory Office Holder Offices and Committees

  • Established By / Under

    Act / Regulation

  • Established By/Under More info

    Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research Act 1982

  • Paid Members?


  • Max No. of Board/Committee Members


  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?


  • Classification

    B. Secondary

  • Function Categorization

    Advisory Board

  • Creation Date

    1 July 2014

Current board appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Chair VACANT    
Member VACANT    
Member VACANT    
Member VACANT    
Member VACANT    
Member VACANT    
Member Commissioner for International Agricultural Research Prof. Andrew Campbell FAICD 28 May 2020 28 May 2023
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