Dr Alexandra Langford
AIC Associate Fellow
The University of Queensland
Dr Alexandra Langford is an agricultural economist and social scientist with an interest in land, food and rural livelihoods in Indonesia, Northern Australia, and the Pacific. She is a postdoctoral research fellow at the University of Queensland, researching changing dynamics of rural agriculture in Indonesia with the Partnership for Australia-Indonesia Research (PAIR).
Her PhD research explored the role of private finance in agricultural development in remote Northern Australia, exploring how farmers, Indigenous organisations, government and private-sector intermediaries negotiate financial investments for agricultural development. She has previously worked on both applied and academic projects exploring land and livelihoods in Vanuatu and Indonesia, as well as in biodegradable plastics engineering.