Extension Specialist for the coffee industry


This project will secure the parttime services of an industry communication specialist to work with the subtropical coffee industry. The person will facilitate extension and adoption of research and development findings/outcomes within the industry.


New and Emerging Plant Industries

Research Organisation

Australian Subtropical Coffee Association

Objective Summary

The extension specialist will work with the Australian Subtropical Coffee Industry to: 1. Establish partnerships with all sectors of the coffee industry; 2. Establish links with organisations which have relevance to the production, distribution, promotion and regulation of coffee; 3. Generate and maintain industry cohesion and communication strategies; 4. Encourage active participation of the industry in research and development; 5. Promote the adoption of Best Management Practices for all aspects of the chain from grower to wholesaler.

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Project Start Date

Friday, February 3, 2012

Project Completion Date

Monday, October 28, 2013

Journal Articles From Project

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National Priority

Frontier technologies for building and transforming Australian industries

National Priority

Adoption of R&D

National Priority

NEPI-RD&E to generate benefit across several plant industries