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Policy Advisory Council (for International Agricultural Research)

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

  • Postal Address

    ACIAR House, 38 Thynne Street
    Bruce ACT 2617
    Australia

Current board appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Member Prof. Ramesh Chand 17 July 2020 16 July 2023
Member Dr. Reynaldo Ebora 17 July 2020 16 July 2023
Member Prof. Achmad Suryana 17 July 2020 16 July 2023
President Prof. Wendy Umberger 1 October 2020 30 September 2023
Member Prof. Teatulohi Matainaho 31 March 2022 30 March 2025
Member Dr. Audrey Aumua 31 March 2022 30 March 2025
Member Dr. Segenet Kelemu 31 March 2022 30 March 2025
Member VACANT
Member Kathryn Campbell AO CSC 9 July 2021 Determined by the appointer
Member Dr. Nguyen Van Bo 29 October 2021 28 October 2024
Member Dr. Rachel Chikwamba 29 October 2021 28 October 2024
Member Surmsuk Salakpetch 29 October 2021 28 October 2024
Member Sunny Verghese 29 October 2021 28 October 2024
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