NCC: Industry Research and Development

Invest in research and development to improve productivity and natural resource management outcomes for local agricultural industries.

Why it is important?

Investing in ongoing research and development contributes to the viability of farming industries. There are also strong links between productivity and natural resource management, including in areas like nutrient management and water quality.

Examples of Local Action

Work with the banana industry to identify opportunities to manage nutrients for improved productivity and water quality.

Local Landscape:

Northern Cassowary Coast

Regional Theme:

Climate Futures, Sustainable Industries