Prospects for Australian emerging industries
Emerging industries play an important role in the Australian agricultural landscape, contributing to the national economy and helping meet changing global demand. This prospectus is...
Published: 1 Aug 2002
Author(s): L\'Heureux, Mr Chuck
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Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation (RIRDC) encourages all new and
emerging industries to develop five-year R&D plans. Because of their diversity, the activities
comprising the New Plant Products Program are best represented by several individual
commodity-specific plans such as this one for olives.
This is the Second Plan for the Olive Industry as the first covered 1998-2002. A great deal
has happened in this industry in this time with major plantings of groves throughout Australia
and the development of processing and marketing chains.
This plan identifies the key objectives for the R&D investments that RIRDC will make in
coming years on behalf of the olive industry and the Commonwealth Government.