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Researcher: Adhikari, RP (Dr Rajendra Adhikari)

Fields of Research

Farm Management, Rural Management and Agribusiness
Regional Analysis and Development
Agricultural Systems Analysis and Modelling
Horticultural Production
Urban and Regional Studies (excl. Planning)
Farming Systems Research
Horticultural Crop Growth and Development
Post Harvest Horticultural Technologies (incl. Transportation and Storage)
Crop and Pasture Post Harvest Technologies (incl. Transportation and Storage)
Animal Production

Research Objectives

Management and Productivity
Ecosystem Assessment and Management at Regional or Larger Scales
Technological and Organisational Innovation
Public Services Policy Advice and Analysis
Pome Fruit, Pip Fruit
Beef Cattle
Agricultural and Environmental Standards
Stone Fruit
Environmentally Sustainable Plant Production
Harvesting and Packing of Plant Products

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Can Contract Farming Increase Farmers’ Income and Enhance Adoption of Food Safety Practices?; International Food Policy Research Institute Discussion Paper
Collaborating with grassroots stakeholders to mainstream food issues in the national development agenda: a case from Nepal; Food Politics: From the Margins to the Mainstream
Contracting by Small Farmers in Commodities with Export Potential; IFPRI Discussion Paper
Creating regional Australia’s future: development of a community entrepreneurship development (CED) framework
Creating regional Australia’s future: development of CED framework; 29th Annual SEAANZ Conference
Determinants of chemical fertilizer use in Nepal: insights based on price responsiveness and income effects; International Food Policy Research Institute Discussion Paper
Evaluating the performance of major agricultural commodites under trade integration strategy of Nepal; Agriculture Development Journal
Examining preparedness of food actors for value chain development: a vegetable chain case study; Acta Horticulturae
Exploring market orientation, innovation, and financial performance in agricultural value chains in emerging economies; Journal of Innovation and Knowledge
Farm household typologies and mechanization patterns in Nepal Terai; International Food Policy Research Institute Discussion Paper
Heterogeneous returns to chemical fertilizer at the intensive margins: Insights from Nepal; Food Policy
Impact of contract farming on profits and yield of smallholder farms in Nepal: an evidence from lentil cultivation; 2016 Agricultural & Applied Economics Association Annual Meeting
Implementation of value chain approach within the framework of MOAC: a case study of commercial agriculture development project; Agriculture Development Journal
Is access to tractor service a binding constraint for Nepali Terai farmers?; International Food Policy Research Institute Discussion Paper
Leveraging innovation knowledge management to create positional advantage in agricultural value chains; Journal of Innovation and Knowledge
Policy brief: Barossa Yorke & Mid-North Regional Profile
Policy brief: Darling Down and South West Regional Profile
Policy brief: EVAD framework
Policy brief: Innovation in Regions
Policy brief: Murraylands and Riverland Regional Profile
Policy brief: Northern Inland Regional Profile
Policy brief: Policy Opportunities
Policy brief: Regional Comparisons of Drivers and Constraints
Relationship management in a value chain involving 'bottom of the pyramid' participants: a case study from Nepal; Acta Horticulturae
Segmenting consumers to inform agrifood value chain development in Nepal; International Food and Agribusiness Management Review
When can a farmer be an entrepreneur? Taking entrepreneurship back to the future; International Journal of the Nepalese Academy of Management

Research Projects

Intensification of beef cattle production in upland cropping systems in North West Vietnam; Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR)
Rapid assessments of regional primary industry competitiveness; AgriFutures (AgFut)
Regional Research Network; University of Tasmania (UTAS)

Research Candidate Supervision