These grants aim to have a positive impact on farming systems groups, community groups and individuals, enabling them to increase industry capacity and support the adoption of productive management practices, while maintaining or enhancing the natural resource base.
Grants are available for projects that will achieve the objectives of the programme. The programme objective are:
- Increase the capacity and knowledge of famers and fishers to productively and sustainably manage Australia’s natural resources
- The adoption of appropriate management practices that will increase the production or improve product quality while maintaining or enhancing the natural resource base.
Examples of activities that may be eligible include:
- Field days, workshops, conferences
- Demonstration events
- Training or skill development sessions
- Community information or education sessions
- Development of decision-making tools
- Development of new information channels within the current knowledge system
- Conducting surveys.
Applications are invited from a range of entities, including farming systems groups, community groups and individuals to undertake projects across a variety of agricultural industries, including cropping, livestock, dairy, horticulture, pastoral, aquaculture and fisheries.
Applications close 7 December 2015.