Day: June 3, 2015

AU: Proximity not enough

Stock & Land: Australia cannot rely on its proximity to Asia to ensure demand for its food continues to grow with the region’s burgeoning population.

At the two-day [Agribusiness Outlook Australia 2015] conference, researchers, industry leaders and business people told about 60 delegates that Australia had to leverage research and development (R&D) to increase productivity throughout the supply chain; ensure strict quality assurance programs underpinned our “clean and green” reputation; and have more concerted and combined overseas marketing campaigns for our commodities.

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