The Australian Barramundi Farmers Association (ABFA) was established in 1993. It is the national peak body working to further the interests of the Australian Barramundi farming industry. The ABFA’s vision is for Australian Barramundi to be the Australian fish of choice for seafood consumers.
The ABFA will achieve this by:
ABFA Contact: Jo-Anne Ruscoe, Executive Officer
FRDC IPA Manager/Contact: Wayne Hutchinson; Wayne.email@example.com
Industry Partnership Agreement
The FRDC is a key partner for planning and investment in the research, development extension needed to achieve its vision. The ABFA works closely with the FRDC and research providers to focus resources into the R&D needed support four critical investment areas:
2. Consistent high quality
3. Effective regulatory framework
4. Management of biosecurity risk.
RD&E investment planning and project realisation is undertaken through a collaborative process between ABFA members and research providers, with priorities developed and agreed at Annual General Meetings (AGM) and half yearly conferences.
The ABFA also works to attract and secure other R&D funding sources outside of the FRDC process.
Current Research Priorities:
ABFA have a call for two research projects:
18-19 September 2018
Related projects are listed below