February 2019 Insights

Published 1 Feb 2019

Vol. 16 | No. 1 | February 2019

From sheep’s back to moonshot: meeting the 2030 targets

Big, bold targets provide focus, drive and purpose for an industry and lead to innovation and inspiration. When John F Kennedy announced in 1961 that men would walk on the moon and return safely to Earth by the end of the decade, the incredibly aspirational target provided a focal point for all those involved in the broad array of activities needed and success was achieved. Fiona Simson and JP van Moort give their views on the viability of NFF’s vision for Australian agriculture reaching $100 billion by 2030.

Published 1 Feb 2019

Welcome to Insights: Profile a new feature in which you’ll get to know members of the Australian Farm Institute team. In this edition we introduce Dr Samuel Admassu, who joined AFI as a researcher in mid-January. Samuel brings a wealth of experience to the team, including a PhD in Economics…

Published 1 Feb 2019

The Institute has featured in media coverage across a diverse range of issues in recent months, including drought policy, consumer focus on data for food choices, agtech solutions for the water crisis, the impact of mobile blackspots on farm management and the ongoing ripple effects of the Kyoto Protocol on…
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