Nuffield International Newsletters and other items
Current and back issue copies of the Nuffield International Newsletter as well as miscellaneous reports and other items relevant to the activities of Nuffield International, are posted to this page. To read and/or download Scholars reports use the reports link above.
Murilo Betterallo, a 2017 Nuffield International Scholar from Brazil, recently completed his report outlining his travels and exploration on agtech and innovation around the world. Read his report to find out what is happening on the agtech front how farmers can better engage in the digital revolution.
A group of Nuffield Farming Scholars and guests participated in a 24-day excursion to explore agriculture, agribusiness, policy, and culture in Kenya, Tanzania, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. You can read more about the event, including two first-hand narratives about the trip and some great photos from tour stops.
Details on the 2020 Nuffield International Farming Scholars program are now available with Chinese translation. A version of the application with Chinese translation is also now posted on the website.
The application is now open for candidates interested in being a 2020 Nuffield International Farming Scholar. Application deadline is 30 September 2019.
Nuffield Scholars continue to advocate for agriculture at the global level, with Simon Mattsson (Nuffield Australia) and Luciano Loman (Nuffield International Brazil) participating in the UNEA-4 forum in Nairobi in March. This marks the first time Nuffield Farming Scholars have been part of this event. More information on the event and insight from Simon and Luciano is available through this report.
01/01/2019 - January 2019 Nuffield International Newsletter
The latest issue of the Nuffield International newsletter is now available. Catch up on the latest happenings around the world with Nuffield International!
28/12/2018 - 2019 Nuffield International Farming Scholars Named
Nuffield International is please to announce the selection of five farmers and agri-professionals from Brazil, Chile, and the United States of America to participate in the Nuffield Farming Scholars program. These individuals will join 70 other 2019 Nuffield Scholars from eight other member nations, including the first Nuffield Scholar from Zimbabwe since 2002.
Click on the link to read about news and activities happening with Nuffield New Zealand Scholars!
Nuffield International Farming Scholars and the Global Forum for Agricultural Research and Innovation (GFAR) have just announced a new partnership between the two groups. Nuffield International is the over-arching umbrella organization for the Nuffield Farming Scholars program, and inspires people to make a difference in the world of agriculture.
With more than 1700 Nuffield Scholars around the world, it is an expansive network of production and thought leaders who are spurring change in agriculture - at home and abroad. GFAR is a multi-stakeholder global forum on agricultural research and innovation whose open, voluntary nature allows participants to share and create new knowledge to effect change.
Through the partnership, the reports completed by Nuffield Scholars will be part of the GFAR network, and Nuffield Scholars will be able to connect with other individuals and organizations within the GFAR network.
Nuffield Farming Scholars in Zimbabwe is looking for farmers and agri-professionals to apply to explore global agriculture and become part of the re-activated Nuffield Scholars program in that country.
As an outcome of his 2015 Nuffield Scholarship, Australian viticulturist Andy Clarke has launched a new website, The Dirt Dude, which features a series of interviews with unique leaders in agriculture around the world. Recently, Andy interviewed Dr. Jean Lonie, Nuffield International relationship manager, about her research exploring the public value of the Nuffield International Farming Scholars program.
You can watch the interview to hear more about the Nuffield experience and its meaning and significance to Nuffield Scholars, their home operations, communities, and the larger agriculture industry.
Nuffield International Farming Scholars invited to attend, participate in United Nations Committee on World Food Security (CFS) 2018 Plenary Session in Rome, Italy, October 2018
28/06/2018 - Scholar Jean Lonie earns doctorate
2018 Nuffield Scholar Jean Lonie has been approved as earning a Doctor of Philosophy in Agricultural and Extension Education from The Pennsylvania State University. Jean focused on exploring the public value of the Nuffield International Farming Scholars Program as part of her dissertation in agricultural and extension education.
05/10/2017 - Got a spare 15 minutes?
A short documentary by Simon Mattsson to help inspire practice change across industries.
Food producers the world over face increasingly complex challenges that require uncommon partnerships in their efforts to sustain a growing world population and ensure agriculture is an active player in the achievement of the SDGs.
01/08/2017 - Georgie Cartanza Breaks New Ground
Late last year, Georgie, who has worked for Perdue Foods and Mountaire Farms and raises organic chickens for Coleman Natural Foods, became the poultry extension agent for the University of Delaware. Just two weeks after taking that position, she became the rst—and only—American to win a prestigious Nu eld International Farming Scholarship.
05/07/2017 - 2017 UK Triennial Conference
The 2017 Nuffield International Triennial Conference shone a two-week spotlight on British farming, food and rural enterprise, with a programme of visits and events to showcase the very ‘Best of British’ in farming, food, technology and our diversified rural landscape.