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The value add of sensing technologies to agro-food systems By 2050, the global population is estimated to be in excess of 9 billion people. This will impose an increase stress on the current food production..
The impact of changes to the Qld Biodiscovery law on scientific research Queensland became one of the first jurisdictions in the world to regulate the collection, circulation and use of biological resources (e.g. plants, animals,..
The next great Australian food that you’ve never heard of could be a native plum out of Arnhem Land. The green plum, Buchanania obovata, is a small fruit found on trees in arid parts of..
An Indigenous fruit which is one of the earliest known plant foods eaten in Australia could be the next big thing in the bush foods industry. The University of Queensland research team is led by..
A native food from Arnhem Land has been recognised by scientists for its nutritional properties. Researchers are now working with an Aboriginal owned nursery to help create commercial opportunities. Catch us on ABC Landline talking..
When it comes to food and fibre, consumers want to know who produced it, where it was produced and how it was produced. New AgriFutures Australia funded work not only confirms that building provenance through..
It’s a factor of Australia’s history that, unlike most countries, virtually everything we eat originally came from somewhere else. From proteins such as beef, pork, chicken and – especially on Australia Day – lamb, to..