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Quentin Farmar-Bowers

Visitor: Rural issues, sustainable development and food security, Deakin University

B.Sc. (hons) agriculture, post grad diploma in Agricultural economics and MA in business studies from London, Oxford and Sheffield universities 1968 - 1971.

Since then worked in public and parliamentary services in Victoria and a consultant in environmental issues and sustainability.

Obtained a PhD from Melbourne University in 2005 "Making sustainable development ideas operational".

Worked in La Trobe University, Bendigo for almost 4 years on "decisionsystems thoery" then at Deakin University for 18 months on integrated landscape management.

Last book: 2013 "Food Security in Australia"


  • –present
    Research fellow, rural studies , Deakin University


  • 2005 
    Melbourne University , PhD (engineering) sustainable development
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