Title:

Seafood CRC: Australian Prawn Farmers Association (APFA) executive redirection challenge project

Project Number:

2010-786

Organisation:

University of the Sunshine Coast (USC)

Principal Investigator:

John Whiteoak

Project Status:

Completed

FRDC Expenditure:

$13,135.00

Program(s):

Industry

Need

As with any Board there are conflicts and tensions on the APFA Board that arise from the mix of small and large farms represented, level of experience, an annually rotating Board membership, differing R&D priorities and regulations challenges that continue to impact on future developments, as well as looking at the future business aspects of the APFA this workshop will also help the Board identify better ways to work as a more effective team.

Objectives

1. To identify and obtain agreement on the highest priority questions and opportunities facing the prawn farming industry and develop R & D and other strategies to address them.

2. To assist the APFA Board establish a unified vision and sense of purpose.