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Keith Woodford

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Keith Woodford is an independent consultant who holds honorary positions as Professor of Agri-Food Systems at Lincoln University and Senior Research Fellow at the Contemporary China Research Centre at Victoria University. His archived writings are available at http://keithwoodford.wordpress.com

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Articles by Keith Woodford

13th Aug 20, 2:09pm
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There are opportunities for strong wool based on quality and sustainability but it needs action plus applied research & development rather than more reports
There are opportunities for strong wool based on quality and sustainability but it needs action plus applied research & development rather than more reports
13th Aug 20, 2:09pm
29th Jul 20, 4:01pm
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Regenerative agriculture is in vogue as a concept but what does it really mean?
Regenerative agriculture is in vogue as a concept but what does it really mean?
29th Jul 20, 4:01pm
25th Jul 20, 9:35am
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Quantitative easing is surely driving down interest rates and in time will most likely lead to inflation. Whether it will stimulate the economy is much more problematic
Quantitative easing is surely driving down interest rates and in time will most likely lead to inflation. Whether it will stimulate the economy is much more problematic
25th Jul 20, 9:35am
15th Jul 20, 5:30pm
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The Government’s new food and fibre reset document is PR aspiration fluff. The hard work remains to be done
The Government’s new food and fibre reset document is PR aspiration fluff. The hard work remains to be done
15th Jul 20, 5:30pm
29th Jun 20, 5:03pm
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Neither Europe nor the USA are going to do us any trading favours says Keith Woodford. For both of them, it is all about self-interest
Neither Europe nor the USA are going to do us any trading favours says Keith Woodford. For both of them, it is all about self-interest
29th Jun 20, 5:03pm
21st Jun 20, 6:02am
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The flooding of capital markets with massive new money from the RBNZ's quantitative easing program calls for a fuller debate of what the central bank and the Minister of Finance are trying to achieve, says Keith Woodford
The flooding of capital markets with massive new money from the RBNZ's quantitative easing program calls for a fuller debate of what the central bank and the Minister of Finance are trying to achieve, says Keith Woodford
21st Jun 20, 6:02am
16th Jun 20, 4:36pm
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Finding new markets for NZ exports is challenging. Here, Keith Woodford looks at the Southern Asian countries of India, Bangladesh and Pakistan, and further west to Iran
Finding new markets for NZ exports is challenging. Here, Keith Woodford looks at the Southern Asian countries of India, Bangladesh and Pakistan, and further west to Iran
16th Jun 20, 4:36pm
13th Jun 20, 10:20am
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In a COVID-affected world we need to think outside the square. Here is one idea as to how New Zealand can both help itself and its South Pacific neighbours, linking sport, tourism and the economy
In a COVID-affected world we need to think outside the square. Here is one idea as to how New Zealand can both help itself and its South Pacific neighbours, linking sport, tourism and the economy
13th Jun 20, 10:20am
3rd Jun 20, 7:32pm
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New findings published by Nature Research, demonstrating how A1 milk predisposes for asthma and lung inflammation, should bring the A1 milk issue back into focus for both consumers and farmers
New findings published by Nature Research, demonstrating how A1 milk predisposes for asthma and lung inflammation, should bring the A1 milk issue back into focus for both consumers and farmers
3rd Jun 20, 7:32pm
26th May 20, 7:51pm
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Despite the uncertainties, there is emerging evidence as to how COVID-19 is now likely to play out, both in New Zealand and across the globe. Identifying these scenarios is fundamental to subsequent response strategies for economic recovery
Despite the uncertainties, there is emerging evidence as to how COVID-19 is now likely to play out, both in New Zealand and across the globe. Identifying these scenarios is fundamental to subsequent response strategies for economic recovery
26th May 20, 7:51pm
21st May 20, 9:37am
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If New Zealand wants to diversify it trade away from China then the ten ASEAN countries will be important markets. However, the commercial realities, particularly for value-add products, will be challenging
If New Zealand wants to diversify it trade away from China then the ten ASEAN countries will be important markets. However, the commercial realities, particularly for value-add products, will be challenging
21st May 20, 9:37am
10th May 20, 4:20pm
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COVID-19 illustrates the difficulties society has in dealing with uncertainties and the stresses this creates
COVID-19 illustrates the difficulties society has in dealing with uncertainties and the stresses this creates
10th May 20, 4:20pm
7th May 20, 9:57am
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Low North-East Asian birth rates are leading to population declines that create market development challenges for New Zealand, as it seeks alternative to China
Low North-East Asian birth rates are leading to population declines that create market development challenges for New Zealand, as it seeks alternative to China
7th May 20, 9:57am
2nd May 20, 9:00am
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Keith Woodford explains how New Zealand exporters went to China because that was where the markets were. In many cases, it was the Chinese who came to us seeking our products
Keith Woodford explains how New Zealand exporters went to China because that was where the markets were. In many cases, it was the Chinese who came to us seeking our products
2nd May 20, 9:00am
18th Apr 20, 7:10pm
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The forthcoming decision as to when we should move to COVID Level 3 is high risk, with expectations high, but not enough information for confident decision making
The forthcoming decision as to when we should move to COVID Level 3 is high risk, with expectations high, but not enough information for confident decision making
18th Apr 20, 7:10pm
13th Apr 20, 10:31am
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There are big risks to the COVID-19 campaign if we move to LEVEL 3 too quickly without greatly improved contact-tracing. There is no way back if we get this wrong
There are big risks to the COVID-19 campaign if we move to LEVEL 3 too quickly without greatly improved contact-tracing. There is no way back if we get this wrong
13th Apr 20, 10:31am
9th Apr 20, 12:28pm
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New Zealand’s Mycoplasma bovis eradication campaign has now been running for almost three years, with no decline in the number of farms newly detected as being infected. Can the disease be stamped out?
New Zealand’s Mycoplasma bovis eradication campaign has now been running for almost three years, with no decline in the number of farms newly detected as being infected. Can the disease be stamped out?
9th Apr 20, 12:28pm
4th Apr 20, 10:06am
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There is a need for COVID-19 serology testing to complement the current PCR testing with swabs. The current deficiency threatens good decision-making around the lockdown
There is a need for COVID-19 serology testing to complement the current PCR testing with swabs. The current deficiency threatens good decision-making around the lockdown
4th Apr 20, 10:06am
30th Mar 20, 10:33am
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Success against COVID-19 depends on driving down the transmission rate such that on average, each infected person infects less than one other person. Lots of testing, social distancing and avoiding super-spreading events lie at the heart of it
Success against COVID-19 depends on driving down the transmission rate such that on average, each infected person infects less than one other person. Lots of testing, social distancing and avoiding super-spreading events lie at the heart of it
30th Mar 20, 10:33am
28th Mar 20, 10:05am
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Despite any attempts to diversify away from China, exports to China will be increasingly important in coming months as much of the world descends into turmoil, says Keith Woodford
Despite any attempts to diversify away from China, exports to China will be increasingly important in coming months as much of the world descends into turmoil, says Keith Woodford
28th Mar 20, 10:05am

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