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Indigenous heritage and biodiversity expert joins the ARC Training Centre for Uniquely Australian Foods
Indigenous rights activist and expert in Indigenous intellectual and cultural property and heritage, Professor Henrietta Marrie AM has joined the ARC Uniquely Australian Foods (UAF) Training Centre, based at The University of Queensland. Link to full..
An Indigenous fruit which is one of the earliest known plant foods eaten in Australia could be the next big thing in the bush foods industry. The University of Queensland research team is led by..
THE GREEN PLUM, sometimes known as ‘wild mango’, will be the “next big thing in bush foods”, according to experts. The small, green fruit can be found in the arid parts of the Northern Territory,..
A native food from Arnhem Land has been recognised by scientists for its nutritional properties. Researchers are now working with an Aboriginal owned nursery to help create commercial opportunities. Catch us on ABC Landline talking..
When it comes to food and fibre, consumers want to know who produced it, where it was produced and how it was produced. New AgriFutures Australia funded work not only confirms that building provenance through..
It’s a factor of Australia’s history that, unlike most countries, virtually everything we eat originally came from somewhere else. From proteins such as beef, pork, chicken and – especially on Australia Day – lamb, to..
Just as bush tucker has been used to promote a healthy diet in indigenous Australia, Timor Leste is turning to its own local foods to combat high rates of malnutrition. | ABC News