Chemical minor use permit research and maintenance for the ginger industry
The Australian ginger industry can be considered too small and not profitable enough for chemical companies to actively engage with the industry and undertake the...
Published: 6 Aug 2013
Author(s): Davey, Alan
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In 2010, the Ginger Industry was successful in raising an R&D levy to help fund much-needed R&D, largely to meet the challenges of critical disease issues threatening the industry’s viability.
A subsequent, strongly supported vote, saw the statutory R&D levy introduced in April 2011. Since that time, the Ginger Industry R&D Program has developed as a cohesive set of projects managed through RIRDC.
This report outlines the R&D priorities and strategies over the next five years for the Ginger Industry. It builds on the outcomes of a series of stakeholder meetings conducted over the past three years where R&D priorities were sought, honed and prioritised by the industry’s stakeholders.