Researcher biography

Zannie Langford is an agricultural economist and social scientist. She has undertaken a range of applied research projects focusing on land tenure, global value chains, smallholder agribusiness and rural development financing in Northern Australia, Indonesia and the Pacific. Her books include 'Assembling Financialisation: Local actors and the making of agricultural investment' (Berghahn books) and 'Globalisation and livelihood transformations in the Indonesian seaweed industry' (Routledge). She has been awarded over $1.6 million in funding, most recently to lead a DFAT funded KONEKSI Collaborative Research Scheme project exploring the impacts of climate change on seaweed farming in Indonesia.