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Carbon Sequestration – Why and How?

22 March 2017

Christopher Johns, Research Manager Future Directions International 16 March 2017 In his paper titled “Carbon Sequestration – Why and How?” Christopher Johns, Research Manager of the Northern Australia and Land Care Research Programme, writes that to meet the targets set by the Paris climate change conference, greenhouse gas may have to be actively removed from the…

China Proposes Water Pipeline from Russia to Gansu Province

17 March 2017

Madeleine Lovelle, Research Analyst Future Directions International 15 March 2017 In her paper titled “China Proposes Water Pipeline from Russia to Gansu Province” Madeleine Lovelle, Research Analyst, Global Food and Water Crises Programme, writes that at a time when Russia fears increased Chinese influence in the Far East, China has released plans detailing a potential pipeline…

Food and Water Security in the Middle East to 2030: An Overview of FDI’s Landmark Study

3 March 2017

From The CEO Future Directions International 02 March 2017 In this paper titled “Food and Water Security in the Middle East to 2030: An Overview of FDI’s Landmark Study”The study finds that food and water demand is likely to increase as a result of demographic, dietary and government-sponsored subsidy trends. It also suggests that while…

Timor-Leste: An Uncertain Future and an Unsettled Boundary

28 February 2017

Jarryd de Haan, Research Analyst Future Directions International 23 February 2017 In his paper titled “Timor-Leste: An Uncertain Future and an Unsettled Boundary”Jarryd de Haan, Research Analyst, Indian Ocean Research Programme, looks into the issue of maritime boundary delimitation between Australia and Timor-Leste. Mr de Haan considers the current and probable future economic circumstances of Timor-Leste, together with…

Lindsay Hughes interview by Amanda Vanstone on India’s Foreign Policy

21 February 2017

Lindsay Hughes, Research Analyst Future Directions International 20 February 2017 Lindsay Hughes, Research Analyst, Indian Ocean Research Programme, was interviewed by the ABC’s Amanda Vanstone on India’s Foreign Policy. The following questions were discussed: Narendra Modi promised a new era for India on the world stage, has he delivered? And what are the future prospects for…

The Impact of Foreign Military Involvement on the Development of Northern Australia

21 February 2017

Geoffrey Craggs, Research Analyst Future Directions International 16 February 2017 In his paper titled “The Impact of Foreign Military Involvement on the Development of Northern Australia” Geoffrey Craggs, Research Analyst, Northern Australia and Land Care Research programme, writes that Globally, governments are under increasing pressure to allocate ever scarcer land resources while taking account of economic…

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