Meat protein alternatives: opportunities and challenges for food systems’ transformation
Meat alternatives are attracting private investment and interest from the research community as possible solutions to meet the growing global demand for proteins in a sustainable, ethical and healthy way. Investigating the opportunities and challenges associated with three meat alternatives, this report calls for clear...
The changing landscape of protein production: opportunities and challenges for Australian agriculture
The Australian agriculture, aquaculture and fisheries industries supply the animal and plant-based protein needs of many people domestically and globally. This study focuses on the implications for Australian agriculture of the opportunities and challenges of an emerging market for alternative (i.e. non-traditional) proteins in the...
Meat: the future – a roadmap for delivering 21st-century protein
Academic analysis shows it will be impossible for a global population of 10 billion to consume the amount and type of protein typical of current diets in North America and Europe if we want to achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This paper identifies...
Companies spoke. Did their suppliers listen?
Oxfam's 'Behind the Brands' campaign focused on sustainability policies of the ten biggest food and beverage companies globally. This report examines the performance of seven agribusinesses against the same scorecard.
Meat analogues: considerations for the EU
Plant-based ‘meat’ and ‘lab-grown’ meat may help to tackle the unsustainability of the livestock sector. Focusing on the EU, this paper explores the challenges of scaling up production and generating demand for such meat analogues.
State of the industry report: the Australian red meat and livestock industry 2017
This report highlights the meat industry’s strong economic credentials and cultural value to Australian consumers.
Effect of market consolidation on the red meat processing sector
This report focuses on several issues of primary concern to meat industry stakeholders, including price transparency and accountability across the industry, greater producer representation and mechanisms for independent grading.
The role of commercial use in integrated feral camel management
The Australian Feral Camel Management Project addressed the urgent need to significantly reduce feral camel densities to lessen their impacts in remote Australia on biodiversity, wetlands, waterholes and sites of cultural value to Aboriginal people, infrastructure (fences, houses, cars) and personal safety. Feral camels can...