Foreign Affairs and Trade
The Policy Advisory Council (the Council) is established under Section 17 of the ACIAR Act 1982. The Council provides advice to the Foreign Minister regarding agricultural problems of developing countries, and programs and policies for agricultural research that identify agricultural problems and/or find solutions to agricultural problems 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?

    Yes

  • Max No. of Board/Committee Members

    13

  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?

    No

  • Classification

    B. Secondary

  • Function Categorization

    Advisory Board

  • Creation Date

    3 June 1982

Current board appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Member Dr. Reynaldo Ebora 17 July 2020 16 July 2023
Member Prof. Achmad Suryana 17 July 2020 16 July 2023
Member Frances Adamson 20 July 2019 Determined by the appointer
Member Prof. Ramesh Chand 17 July 2020 16 July 2023
Member Dr. Sar Chetra 29 October 2019 28 October 2021
Member Dr. Nguyen Van Bo 29 October 2019 28 October 2021
Member Dr. Audrey Aumua 19 February 2019 18 February 2022
Member Dr. Su Su Win 19 February 2019 18 February 2022
Member Prof. Teatulohi Matainaho 19 February 2019 18 February 2022
Member Dr. Segenet Kelemu 19 February 2019 18 February 2022
President Prof. Wendy Umberger 1 October 2020 30 September 2023
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