Hosted by FFS partner RDA ACT, the Victualis 2 dinner brought together key players in the region’s agrifood sector for an info-packed evening focused on sustainable, resilient urban food systems.
In September, Future Food Systems welcomed Sunshine-Coast-based sustainable exotic mushroom grower Kenon Corporation into its consortium.
Thriving in the male-dominated fields of freight and logistics is no easy feat. But Dr Elli Irannezhad is no ordinary woman.
A new, stakeholder-set R&D strategy aims to address industry challenges and support smart, sustainable growth in Australia’s protected cropping sector.
FFS PhD scholar Agyemang is modelliing freight data along the agrifood supply chain to boost efficiency and reduce waste on the path from farm to fork.
A new, $6.8M FFS project links vertical farm operators, data solutions providers and seed distributors with crop, sensor and IoT experts to develop tools that monitor and manage crop performance, pests, pathogens and pollination in near-real-time, enabling automated indoor production.
Western Parkland City Authority has released its concept for a 24-hour, state-of-the-art Airfreight Interface at Western Sydney International Airport. Now it’s seeking stakeholder comment via an online survey open until 8 December.
In the lead-up to the UN’s inaugural Food Systems Summit this month, UN member countries including Australia hosted National Dialogues with stakeholders across the agrifood and sustainability sectors to establish priorities and issues for further discussion. View them here.
Regional Development Australia ACT calls it ‘a complete re-conception of a City-Region Food System’. The primary objective of the just-launched Canberra Region Food Collaborative is to source more food locally and sustainably.
iMOVE CRC research into Australia’s freight transport routes and distribution hubs is the basis for the a new national repository of freight information, which will become progressively more comprehensive as sector users enter more data.