Animal Production / Australia / Livestock / Markets

Strategic goals for livestock enterprises in the semi-arid tropics

Australia needs to invigorate its livestock enterprises in the tropics and boost its national and international agricultural services to keep up with growing demand, says expert in the research and development community.

According to Dr Greg Harper, Deputy Chief of CSIRO’s Division of Livestock Industries, Australian livestock products are increasingly sought-after from both established and new trading partners as consumers and communities seek to address food security issues.

Dr Harper was speaking at the Crawford Fund’s inaugural State Parliamentary Conference: A Food Secure World: Challenging Choices for our North on 6 April 2011.

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