Agribusiness Food & Trade

The Western Australian (WA) Government is committed to supporting the growth and development of the agriculture, fisheries and food industries for the benefit of the State.

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development’s Agribusiness, Food and Trade area works in partnership with government, industry and business to enable growth in the value, competitiveness and diversification of WA’s agrifood sector through facilitation of value adding, investment and export.

It facilitates this by:

  • enabling investment
  • enabling agribusiness development
  • trade market access and export development
  • food promotion and development
  • agribusiness knowledge and strategic insights.

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  • The Manjimup Agriculture and Food Strategy was developed to identify projects that address contemporary agricultural issues and opportunities, and find successful applications for subsequent delive

  • The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development contracted AEC Group Pty Ltd (AEC) to undertake a pre-feasibility study into the creation of new and innovative beef supply chain model

  • The Sweeter Banana Co-operative based in Carnarvon, was formed in 1993 to develop a brand that would be easily recognisable by consumers.

  • Globally competitive production systems, multiple trade routes, rising prices and growing demand for lamb from emerging markets bodes well for WA’s sheep industry.

  • The following summary provides Western Australian grain growers with information on snail tolerances for export of wheat, barley and canola as they relate to:

  • DDLS Seed Testing and Certification offers a wide range of tests to assess the quality of your seed.

  • Purchase of a sealed silo is an important investment for better grain insect control.

  • The National Arbovirus Monitoring Program (NAMP) monitors the distribution of economically important insect-borne viruses of livestock and their vectors.

  • The Western Australian grain industry is a major contributor to the agrifood sector and the Australian economy.

  • This research represents the first step in the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development's Asian Market Success project, a three year, $6 million project funded by the State Governm

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