Women in Economics Network and Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society Event


From: Thursday July 19, 2018, 5:30 pm

To: Thursday July 19, 2018, 7:00 pm

The Women in Economics Network (WEN) and the Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society (AARES) invite you to an evening event with special guest speaker, Dr Sonia Akter, National University of Singapore.

Dr Akter is an expert in analysing gender issues in development and will discuss the following topic:

‘The impacts of women's access to agricultural extension on household welfare in Timor-Leste’ 



When: Thursday 19 July 2018

Time: 5.30pm to 7pm

Where: Belgian Beer Café (Function Room), 27-29 Ebenezer Pl, Adelaide SA 5000

Light refreshments will be served on arrival.

Please note that attendance is free but registration is required and numbers are limited.

Both women and men are welcome to attend this event.




About the speaker

Sonia Akter is Assistant Dean (Research) at the Lee Kuan Yew (LKY) School of Public Policy at the National University of Singapore. Previously she was Scientist at the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) where she led the Gender Research Team and was the coordinator for gender research of the Global Rice Science Partnership (GRiSP) program of the CGIAR (20142015). Prior to that, she was Senior Researcher at Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research-UFZ, Leipzig, Germany (2011−2013). She graduated with a PhD in Environmental Management and Development from the Australian National University in 2010, and holds a MS degree in Economics from York University, Toronto, Canada.


Belgian Beer Cafe (Function Room)

27-29 Ebenezer Place, Adelaide SA 5000

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