Christian ll Genova

Christian ll Genova
Higher Degree by Research Candidate
Centre for Global Food and Resources
Faculty of the Professions

Christian Genova II is a PhD candidate at the Centre for Global Food and Resources, Faculty of the Professions, under the supervision of Prof. Wendy Umberger, Dr. Suzie Newman and Dr. Alexandra Peralta. His research looks at the role vegetable production plays in improving household diet quality in rural Vietnam.

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Christian ll Genova

Christian Genova II is a PhD candidate at the Centre for Global Food and Resources, Faculty of the Professions, under the supervision of Prof. Wendy Umberger, Dr. Suzie Newman and Dr. Alexandra Peralta. His research looks at the role vegetable production plays in improving household diet quality in rural Vietnam.

Appointments

Date Position Institution name
2012 - 2013 Consultant, Monitoring and Impact Evaluation Studies AVRDC - The World Vegetable Centre
2011 - 2011 Associate Scientist International Rice Research Institute
2010 - 2010 Consultant, Market Study in Solomon Islands AVRDC - The World Vegetable Centre
2004 - 2010 Research Assistant AVRDC - The World Vegetable Centre

Education

Date Institution name Country Title
2011 - 2012 National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies Japan One-year Master's Program of Public Policy (MP1)

Research Interests

Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Economics & Policy, Development Studies, Environment and Resource Economics, Farming Systems Research, Health Economics

Journals

Year Citation
2008 Weinberger, K., Genova, C. G. & Acedo, A. (2008). Quantifying postharvest loss in vegetables along the supply chain in Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos. International Journal of Postharvest Technology and Innovation, 1, 3, 288-297.
10.1504/IJPTI.2008.021463

Books

Year Citation
2005 Weinberger, K. & Genova, C. (2005). Vegetable production in Bangladesh: commercialization and rural livelihoods. T. Kalb (Ed.) Shanhua, Tainan, Taiwan: AVRDC - The World Vegetable Center.

Conference Papers

Year Citation
2015 Genova, C., Schreinemachers, P. & Afari-Sefa, V. (2015). Adoption, yield and profitability of tomato grafting technique in Vietnam. Regional Symposium on Familes, Farms, Food : Sustaining Small-Scale Vegetable Production and Marketing Systems for Food and Nutrition Security (SEAVEG). J. Hughes, P. Kasemsap, S. Dasgupta, O. Dutta, S. Ketsa, S. Chaikiattiyos ... V. Chantrasmi (Eds.) Bangkok, Thailand.

Conference Items

Year Citation
2017 Genova, C., Umberger, W., Newman, S. & Peralta, A. (2017). Linking smallholder vegetable production to children’s diets: evidence from rural Vietnam. 61st AARES Annual Conference: Transformations in Food, Energy and the Environment. Brisbane, Qld..
2016 Genova, C., Umberger, W., Newman, S. & Peralta, A. (2016). Food choices of the Môngs in the northwest uplands of Vietnam. XXIII Agri-food Research Network (AFRN) Conference: Food and the Asian Century: Opportunities and Challenges in the ‘Neighbourhood’. Adelaide. SA..
2012 Genova, C., Kriesemer, S. K., Neave, S., Wang, J. F. & Weinberger, K. W. (2012). Market analysis of fresh vegetables in Solomon Islands. 7th Asian Society of Agricultural Economists (ASAE) International Conference: Meeting the Challenges Facing Asian Agriculture and Agricultural Economics Toward a Sustainable Future. Women Development Center, Hanoi, Vietnam.
2007 Genova, C., Weinberger, K. & Acedo, A. (2007). Understanding postharvest losses in vegetables using an upstream supply chain approach in South East Asia. International Research on Food Security, Natural Resource Management and Rural Development, Tropentag 2007. Göttingen, Germany.

Theses

Year Citation
2012 Genova, C.; (2012); An essay on the evolution of modern rice farming systems in Asia;

Working Paper

Year Citation
2013 Genova, C., Schreinemachers, P. & Afari-Sefa, V.; (2013); An impact assessment of AVRDC’s tomato grafting in Vietnam;
2010 Genova, C., Weinberger, K. & Acedo, A.; (2010); An assessment of market opportunities for leafy vegetables in the upland areas of Cambodia, Laos, and Vietnam: final report on output 1 of the project: RETA 6376 "Supporting pro-poor vegetable value chains in Greater Mekong Subregion countries”;
2010 Genova, C., Kriesemer, S., Neave, S., Wang, J. & Weinberger, K.; (2010); Market analysis of fresh vegetables in Solomon Islands;
2006 Genova, C., Weinberger, K., An, H., Dam, D., Loc, N., Thinh, L. & Thuy, N.; (2006); Postharvest loss in the supply chain for vegetables – The case of chili and tomato in Viet Nam;
2006 Genova, C., Weinberger, K., Chanthasombath, T., Inthalungdsee, B., Sanatem, K. & Somsak, K.; (2006); Postharvest loss in the supply chain for vegetables - The case of tomato, yardlong bean, cucumber and chili in Lao PDR;
2006 Genova, C., Weinberger, K., Sokhom, S., Vanndy, M. & Yarith, E.; (2006); Postharvest loss in the supply chain for vegetables - The case of tomato, yardlong bean, cucumber and Chinese kale in Cambodia;
Year Name of funding/grant
2014-2017 Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR) for PhD research project under the AGB/2012/059 “Towards more profitable and sustainable vegetable farming systems in north-western Vietnam"
2014-2017 Adelaide Scholarship International (ASI)
2016 AARES Early Career Workshop travel grant
2011-2012 Asian Development Bank-Japan Scholarship Program (ADB-JSP)

 

 

Memberships

Date Role Membership Country
2017 - 2017 Member Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society Australia
2017 - 2017 Member Agricultural & Applied Economics Association (AAEA) United States

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