National and international issues affecting the Macleay Valley region
ABARES provides professionally independent, world-class research, analysis and advice for government and private sector decision-makers on significant issues affecting Australia’s agriculture, fisheries and forestry industries.
ABARES performs it role to support the mission of the Australian Government Department of Agriculture and Water Resources:
- We work to sustain the way of life and prosperity of all Australians.
- We advise the government and our stakeholders on how to improve the productivity, competitiveness and sustainability of our portfolio industries.
- We help people and goods move in and out of Australia while managing the risks to the environment and animal, plant and human health.
At the ABARES and the Regional Outlook conference Jammie Penm,
Chief Commodity Analyst Assistant Secretary/Agricultural Commodities and Trade presented on the National and international issues affecting the region.