This discussion paper has been released to identify key critical technology developments, assess risks to and opportunities in Australia’s national interest, and examine the approach of academia, industry and government to critical technologies in the agricultural sector.
The National Agricultural Labour Advisory Committee was appointed in December 2019 to develop a labour strategy for Australian agriculture. This document outlines the committee's recommendations.
This paper explores the role of the global food system as the principal driver of accelerating biodiversity loss. It explains how food production is degrading or destroying natural habitats and contributing to species extinction.
The research outlined in this paper finds that Australia’s farmers are well placed to benefit from global market changes as countries and businesses around the world act on and adapt to climate change.
This inquiry report outlines how the Australian agriculture industry can grow into a $100 billion industry by 2030. The report considers where the prospects for rapid growth lie, and how Australian producers can ensure they are able to take full advantage of any opportunities.
Ecological awareness as an ethical obligation is conceived. A product, a prototype or a process must culminate efficiently when incorporated into a production chain; its life cycle will depend, therefore; of its use, reuse and recycling. The 3D design of the potential application of banana...
This report canvasses the extraordinary recent developments in genome sequencing and genetic engineering, which will transform all biological enterprises, including healthcare, among the most important parts of the global economy. It argues that there is a opportunity for Australia to play a leading role in...
Ensuring that there is enough food to supply the demand that is expected to accompany population growth to 2050 is one of the major challenges of this century.
This paper explores a set of core trade-related issues affecting the food and land use system, and proposes constructive ways forward in reconfiguring the global trading system towards delivering a more sustainable and healthy diet for all.