Discussion paper on future of plant biosecurity R&D: submissions close 9 May 2016
Successful research, development and extension (RD&E) that supports Australia’s enviable biosecurity reputation must be prioritised and is best served by the establishment of a new research corporation, according to a landmark discussion paper authored by the Australian Farm Institute. The discussion paper has been prepared to spark conversation about a sustainable model for plant biosecurity RD&E in Australia. Stakeholder input on the paper is being canvassed, with submissions invited between 11 April and 9 May.
Smart biosecurity science is your opportunity to have a say about the future of plant biosecurity RD&E. The independent discussion paper was released 4 April, and submissions are invited from 11 April - 9 May. Find out more.
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