How does the world grow more nutritious food with less land and fewer resources while reducing greenhouse gas emissions?

It is one of the biggest challenges facing the planet.



We must continually innovate how we produce our food to ensure the highest level of food security into the future.

Australia is a world-leader in agricultural innovation, with our farmers prospering on the Earth’s driest continent with poor soils and a highly variable climate. Our ability to grow food is a national strength.  

Investing in agricultural innovation

ACIAR is an integral part of Australia’s innovation system, investing in research that provides scientists with the opportunity to apply Australia’s innovative spirit in solving real-world problems. The resulting research has generated billions of dollars in value for agricultural industries in Australia and across the Indo-Pacific, with countless innovations flowing from ACIAR investment, including:.