Food, export & investment

The Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia (DAFWA) supports the success of our State’s world-renowned agrifood sector which produces high-quality, safe and healthy agricultural, food and fibre products for domestic and international markets. Western Australia is one of the most pest- and disease-free agricultural production areas in the world.

As a result of stringent safety and quality systems our primary industries provide premium quality food and beverage products to local and international clients. DAFWA also works to identify and develop international market opportunities for agrifood businesses and attract investment into the State.

Articles

  • 3 April 2017

    Wheat is the major grain crop produced in Western Australia (WA) making up 65% of annual grain production and generating A$2-3 billion for the State economy each year.

  • 3 April 2017

    Lupins are uniquely suited to the acid and sandy soils found across large tracts of the Western Australian wheatbelt and play an important role in breaking cereal disease cycles and adding fixed ni

  • 7 April 2017

    Supporting Western Australian horticulture businesses to achieve international competitiveness and industry growth

  • 7 April 2017

    Mastitis is the term for a bacterial infection of the udder. It is most common in ewes raising multiple lambs or with high milk production.

  • 10 April 2017

    The Investment Ready: WA Agribusiness report is part of DAFWA's Asian Market Success project, a three year, $6 million project funded by the state government's Royalties for Regions program.

  • 10 April 2017

    This research represents the first step in DAFWA's Asian Market Success project, a three year, $6 million project funded by the state government's Royalties for Regions program.

  • 18 April 2017

    Congratulations to the below list of successful recipients for Round 1 of the Grower Group R&D Grants Program.

  • 18 April 2017

    The Empowering Women in Agriculture – Australia and Indonesia Program is a joint venture between the East Java Government and the Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia (DAFWA).

  • 20 April 2017

    The Grants for Asian Market Export program is a major component of the Department of Agriculture and Food’s Asian Market Success project, made possible by the State Government’s Royalties for Regio

  • 20 April 2017

    The Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia (DAFWA) has commenced a three year, $6 million Asian Market Success project funded by the State Government's Royalties for Regions program.

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