Nuffield Scholarship Award 2007 – Rob Kestel


An Australian Nuffield Farming Scholarship is focussed on developing the practical, managerial and commercial capacities of the recipient to enable them to be better farmers and to make a significant contribution to the future of the Australian chicken meat industry.


Chicken Meat

Research Organisation

Nuffield Australia

Objective Summary

To build the capacity of the chicken meat sector to overcome the challenges of a global and internationally competitive environment through the provision of support for one Nuffield Farming Scholarship for a chicken meat farmer on an ongoing annual basis. The scholarship comprises both organised and individual study components.

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Project Start Date

Monday, October 1, 2007

Project Completion Date

Monday, November 30, 2009

National Priority

Frontier technologies for building and transforming Australian industries

National Priority

Improving competitiveness through a whole of industry approach

National Priority

CME-Improve chicken meat production through the whole supply chain