The Competitiveness of Australian Agriculture in the Domestic and World Markets


A scoping study that defines the requirements for assessing the competitiveness of Australian agriculture.


National Rural Issues

Research Organisation

Australian Farm Institute

Objective Summary

The purpose of the research is to define the requirements for assessing the competitiveness of Australian agriculture in the domestic and world markets’. It is understood that the research will entail developing an agreed definition of what competitiveness means; the identification of factors that impact on the competitiveness of a nation’s agricultural sector; the identification of appropriate data sources to quantify the relevant factors; the development of a methodology to assess changes in competitiveness over time and between national agricultural sectors; and the development of a structural framework consisting of organisations and stakeholders that would be appropriate for the ongoing delivery of the competitiveness assessment over time.

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Project Start Date

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Project Completion Date

Friday, February 20, 2015

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National Priority

An environmentally sustainable Australia

National Priority

Advanced Technology

National Priority

NRI-National Rural Issues


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