Australia’s agricultural sector is able to better understand and manage short-term climate risks as well as build long-term resilience, thanks to a $19 million investment through AIA.
This initiative enhances seasonal outlook information and provides relevant, interpretable products and services to support better decision making and greater resilience for Australian farmers, fishers and foresters.
This investment has already resulted in:
An example of the decision support provided to growers through this initiative includes tailored climate outlook videos. Examples of climate outlooks videos for grains and sugarcane are below or you can view all the videos via the dedicated playlist.
AIA has facilitated cross-sectoral investment into Agri-Climate Outlooks via a collaboration of eight Rural Research and Development Corporations: Meat & Livestock Australia, Australian Eggs, Australian Wool Innovation, AgriFutures Australia, Grains Research and Development Corporation, Fisheries Research and Development Corporation, Cotton Research and Development Corporation, and Sugar Research Australia.