Jack Hetherington

Mr Jack Hetherington

Research Associate

Centre for Global Food and Resources

Faculty of the Professions


Jack Hetherington joined the Centre for Global Food and Resources in 2017, working in an interdisciplinary research team with the aim to improve the supply, competitiveness and livelihoods of smallholder dairy value chains in Indonesia – a.k.a IndoDairy

Jack came to the University of Adelaide after working at the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR) for over two years where he supported the development and implementation of a range of Agribusiness research projects and help coordinate the evaluation of mobile acquired data. He is the Vice President for the network group called Researchers in Agriculture for International Development (RAID) - an active community of early to mid-career researchers interested in agriculture and international development.

Jack grew up in Sydney but has a passion for understanding how agriculture and food production can contribute to a healthy and sustainable planet. Graduating from the University of Sydney with Bachelor of Animal and Veterinary Bioscience in 2014, he completed an honours project analysing the interactions of livestock ownership, consumption behaviour and child nutrition in sub-Saharan Africa.

Jack works in an interdisciplinary research team with the aim to improve the supply, competitiveness and livelihoods of smallholder dairy value chains in Indonesia – a.k.a IndoDairy

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  • Appointments

    Date Position Institution name
    2017 - 2017 Agribusiness Program Coordinator Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research
    2015 - 2017 Research Program Officer Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research
  • Education

    Date Institution name Country Title
    2011 - 2014 University of Sydney, Sydney Australia B.Animal and Veterinary Bioscience
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  • Journals

    Year Citation
    2017 Hetherington, J., Wiethoelter, A., Negin, J., & Mor, S. (2017). Livestock ownership, animal source foods and child nutritional outcomes in seven rural village clusters in Sub-Saharan Africa. Agriculture & Food Security, 6(1), 11 pages.
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  • Conference Items

    Year Citation
    2018 Akzar, R., Peralta, A., Umberger, W., & Hetherington, J. (2018). Simultaneous Decisions of Indonesian Smallholder Dairy Farmers Adoption of Multiple on Farm-level Innovations. Poster session presented at the meeting of The 62th AARES Annual Conference. Adelaide Australia.
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  • Committee Memberships

    Date Role Committee Institution Country
    2018 - ongoing President Researchers in Agriculture for International Development (RAID) The Crawford Fund Australia
    2017 - ongoing Vice-President Researchers in Agriculture for International Development (RAID) Australia
  • Position: Research Associate
  • Phone: 83136206
  • Email: jack.hetherington@adelaide.edu.au
  • Campus: North Terrace
  • Building: Nexus 10 Tower, floor 6
  • Room: 6 29
  • Org Unit: Centre for Global Food and Resources

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