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Investment expenditure analysis

See how Apple and Pear Fund investments are tracking against the industry’s Strategic Investment Plan

As seen on the apple and pear 'fund management' page, investments specific to the Hort Innovation Apple and Pear Fund are guided by the industry's Strategic Investment Plan (SIP). The SIP features four priority outcome areas that have been identified and agreed upon by the industry, and Hort Innovation works to invest in R&D initiatives that are aligned to these.


See how investment expenditure aligns to Strategic Investment Plan outcomes

In the interactive chart below, discover the most up-to-date information on how project expenditure in the Apple and Pear Fund is aligned to the four SIP outcomes. The chart reflects project investment across the life of the SIP to date.

See how specific projects align to Strategic Investment Plan outcomes

Refine the project list below to discover how projects in the Apple and Pear Fund align to each of the four SIP outcomes. Because some projects address more than one SIP outcome, they may be listed more than once.

Expenditure on projects classified as 'enabler' support the broader delivery of the industry’s project investments. Examples of enabler projects include annual reporting and monitoring and evaluation capacity.

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Ongoing project

National Fruit Fly Council – Phase 4 (FF20000)

The National Fruit Fly Council (NFFC) is a strategic body bringing together federal and state governments, growers and research funders to oversee the implementation of the National Fruit Fly Strategy.

2 August 2022

Ongoing project

Apple and pear biosecurity plan review (AP21003)

This five-year investment is reviewing and updating the Australian apple and pear industry’s current biosecurity plan

2 June 2022

Ongoing project

Australian Horticulture Statistics Handbook 2021-22 to 2023-24 (MT21006)

This whole-of-horticulture investment is responsible for producing Hort Innovation’s annual Australian Horticulture Statistics Handbook

11 May 2022

Ongoing project

Apple and pear industry communications program (AP21000)

This investment is tasked with ensuring apple and pear growers are kept up to date with the latest industry news, information, R&D and marketing updates.

28 April 2022

Ongoing project

Apples and pears quality assurance program (AP21002)

This investment is working with retailers to improve the instore presentation (appearance and quality) of apples and pears by increasing the store produce staffs’ understanding of best practice merchandising principles.

8 April 2022

Ongoing project

Economic contribution of Australian horticulture (MT21010)

This investment is using a suite of economic models to measure and understand how the horticulture industry contributes to the Australian economy.

8 April 2022

Ongoing project

Apple and pear market access and trade development (AP21001)

This investment is tasked with bolstering industry readiness, knowledge and technical capabilities around export, and delivering work to improve and maintain international market access.

29 March 2022