Dr Fiona McKenzie BA BSc (Hons) PhD
Madsen Building (F09), Room 427
Phone: +61 2 9351 8904
Fax: +61 2 9351 3644
Fiona McKenzie is a Research Associate at the University of Sydney, where she is focused on two projects: Improving the sustainability of cocoa production in eastern Indonesia; and Smallholder Engagement with Specialty Coffee Chains in Indonesia. In conjunction with her research, Fiona is also Strategy Director for the Australian Futures Project: a multi-institution, multi-sector initiative to improve decision-making system processes. She has also spent the past seven years working as an environmental and agricultural policy advisor –most recently with the United Nations Environment Programme. From 2009-2011, Fiona was a Policy Advisor with the Terrestrial Carbon Group, an international group of eminent scientists and economists, where she provided guidance on emerging strategic, policy and scientific issues related to agriculture, forestry and climate change. Prior to that, Fiona was a Senior Policy Analyst with the Wentworth Group of Concerned Scientists, who have been influential in a range of natural resource management policy reforms across Australia. Fiona has also worked for the New South Wales Government, and in 2011 completed a PhD on farmer-driven innovation in Australian agriculture.
- Fiona McKenzie (2013): Farmer-driven Innovation in New South Wales, Australia, Australian Geographer, 44:1, 81-95
- McKenzie, F. and Ashton, R., 2011. Policy Brief 10: Innovative Approaches to Land in the Climate Change Solution. Terrestrial Carbon Group
- McKenzie, F., 2011. Terrestrial Carbon Policy Development: Innovative Approaches to Land in the Climate Change Solution. Terrestrial Carbon Group. Terrestrial Carbon Group
- McKenzie, F. and Childress, A., 2011. A ‘State of Play’ Assessment of Land Use in the International Policy Response to Climate Change. Terrestrial Carbon Group
- McKenzie, F. and Childress, A., 2011. A compendium on capacity for implementing land based mitigation: An overview of policy, institutional, economic, and scientific developments in twenty countries. Terrestrial Carbon Group
- Thom, B. and McKenzie, F., 2011. ‘The Population Policy Debate from a Natural Resource Perspective: Reflections from the Wentworth Group’ in Geographical Research, Vol. 49 (3), pp. 348-361
- McKenzie, F. and Ashton, R., 2010. ‘Public versus private sector – worthwhile debate or false dilemma?’ in The Jakarta Post Weekender, January 2010
- Williams, J. and McKenzie, F., 2008. ‘Agriculture’ in 10 Commitments: Reshaping the Lucky Country's Environment. Lindenmayer, D.B., Dovers, S., Hariss Olsen and Morton, S.(Eds).CSIRO Publishing, Canberra.
- Williams, J. and McKenzie, F., 2008. ‘Farming without harming’ in Australasian Science, Vol 29, No. 7, August 2008, p.31-34
- Williams, J. and McKenzie, F., 2008. “Feeding the hungry multitude” in The Canberra Times (Opinion Piece), 27 July 2008.
- Young, M. and McKenzie, F., 2008. ‘It’s the water stupid!’ in Australian R&D Review, July 2008.
- McKenzie, F., 2007. ‘The Water Revolution’ in Issues, Volume 79, June 2007, p.20-22.
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