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. His research is part of a project funded by the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR) (AGB/2012/059 "Towards more profitable and sustainable vegetable production systems in north-western Vietnam") that examines the role smallholder vegetable production plays in improving household income, diet quality, and child nutrition in rural Vietnam.
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 2004 - 2010 Research Assistant AVRDC - The World Vegetable Centre 2001 - 2004 Project Appraisal Officer Department of Finance
Date Institution name Country Title 2011 - 2012 National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies Japan One-year Master's Program of Public Policy (MP1)
Year Citation 2018 Genova, C., Umberger., Newman., Peralta., & Zeng. (2018). The impact of smallholder vegetable production on child nutrition in rural Vietnam. Poster session presented at the meeting of 2018 Annual Australasian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society (AARES) Conference. Adelaide Convention Centre, Adelaide, SA. 2017 Genova, C., Umberger, W., Newman, S., & Peralta, A. (2017). Linking smallholder vegetable production to children’s diets: evidence from rural Vietnam. Poster session presented at the meeting of Presentation at the 2017 AARES Annual Conference. Brisbane, Qld.. 2017 Genova, C., Umberger., Newman., & Peralta. (2017). To Market, to market: Does smallholder vegetable production lead to increased children's dietary diversity and improved diet quality? Empirical evidence from Northwest Vietnam. Poster session presented at the meeting of 62nd Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Annual Meeting. Chicago, Illinois. 2016 Genova, C. (2016). A-WEAI and gender roles: Lessons from the field. Poster session presented at the meeting of CIAT- ACIAR gender workshop: Strengthening the gender lens in agricultural production and value-chain research in Vietnam. Hanoi, Vietnam. 2016 Genova, C., Umberger, W., Newman, S., & Peralta, A. (2016). Food choices of the Môngs in the northwest uplands of Vietnam. Poster session presented at the meeting of Presentation at the XXIII Agri-food Research Network (AFRN) conference. Adelaide. SA..
|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)|
Date Role Membership Country 2017 - 2017 Member Australasian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society Australia 2017 - 2017 Member Agricultural & Applied Economics Association (AAEA) United States
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