This project is AgriFutures Australia Sponsorship for the Northern Australia Food Futures Conference 2020 held on 17 May 2021 to 20 May 2021. The 2021 conference will be the 4th Northern Australia Food Futures Conference. The 2021 conference is jointly organised by NT Farmers Association and ORDCO WA in conjunction with AgriFutures Australia. Food Futures continues to focus on the 3 northern states – NT, WA and Qld, especially the more difficult pioneering areas.
New and Emerging Industries
NT Farmers Association Inc
Northern Australia Food Futures Conference overall objectives are: 1. Facilitate an ongoing discussion about developing agriculture in northern Australia to maintain the momentum of interest from public and private sectors. 2. Facilitate a north north conversation between NT, WA and Qld on common issues in northern Agriculture development including public and private sectors. 3. Facilitate a north south conversation between public and private agencies in the north and national agricultural agencies in the south. The specific objectives for the 2021 event with the theme Balancing Agri – development and Environment include: 4. Farming precincts with prior development approval. 5. Developers do better applications incorporating environment in development plans. 6. Agencies improve processes – timeliness, site visits, common sense, consultation, economics of development. 7. Environment movement understands agricultural development and farmers understand environment issues.
Project Start Date
Monday, February 15, 2021
Project Completion Date
Friday, June 11, 2021
Journal Articles From Project
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Adoption of R&D
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