Accounting for agriculture in regional development North West Tasmania


The project will develop a framework to account for the dynamic role of agriculture over time in regional economies. In particular, the project will account for: the role of agriculture in regional economies; how agricultural industries will evolve and develop in regions over the longer term; and how to make the most of these opportunities for the benefit of regional economies and communities.


National Rural Issues

Research Organisation

University of Tasmania

Objective Summary

The project objective is to develop a framework and toolbox that can be used to accurately describe the current and expected future contributions of agriculture to regions, and to implement this framework and toolbox to examine the contribution of agriculture to regional development in the case study region, North West Tasmania.

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Project Start Date

Monday, April 15, 2013

Project Completion Date

Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Journal Articles From Project

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National Priority

Promoting and maintaining good health

National Priority

Adoption of R&D

National Priority

NRI-National Rural Issues


Related publications


Promoting Agriculture in North West Tasmania