CCRSPI Funding Support (UM project acct code 38729)


Participation in a collaborative network, the Climate change Research Strategy for Primary Industries (CCRSPI), to coordinate climate change research in primary industries within the Naitonal Primary Industries RD&E Framework.


National Rural Issues

Research Organisation

The University of Melbourne

Objective Summary

1. Develop a detailed national crosssectoral strategy to drive primary industries climate change research, development and extension activity in Australia that supports longterm climateresilient, productive, environmentally and socailly sustainable landscapes, and aligns and underpins the NRDEF strategies and a communicaiton plan to support promulgation of that strategy. 2. Facilitate the implementaiton of the CCRSPI Research Strategy. 3. Maximise efficient and effective use of resources to address the CCRSPI Research Strategy through greater coordination and collaboraion across primary industry research, development and extension agencies and existing initiatives. 4. Represent the primary industry climate change research, development and extension comunicity's needs, activities, outputs and outcomes to governments, industry and the broader community. 5. Provide a communications hub for primary industry climate change RD&E related inforamtion and knowledge. 6. Provide leadership for the primary industry climate change RD&E community.

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Project Start Date

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Project Completion Date

Saturday, December 1, 2012

Journal Articles From Project

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National Priority

An environmentally sustainable Australia

National Priority

Soil, water and managing natural resources

National Priority

NRI-National Rural Issues