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Investment expenditure analysis

See how Avocado Fund investments are tracking against the industry’s Strategic Investment Plan

As seen on the avocado 'fund management' page, investments specific to the Hort Innovation Avocado 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 Avocado 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 Avocado 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

Environmental DNA technologies for rapid detection and identification of avocado priority pests (AV21003) (AV21003b)

This investment is developing environmental DNA (eDNA) technologies for the rapid detection and identification of priority pests for the avocado industry.

4 August 2022

Ongoing project

Avocado industry biosecurity capacity and capability building: phase II (AV21003) (AV21003a)

This investment is bolstering biosecurity for the Australian avocado industry by monitoring and delivering new diagnostic protocols for key threats.

4 August 2022

Ongoing project

Phenomenom resources (MT21018)

This investment is developing Phenomenom resources for the avocado, citrus, melon and rubus industries, including a dedicated Nomcast for each commodity and supporting PDF resources.

2 August 2022

Ongoing project

Avocado industry biosecurity strategy 2022-2026 (AV21002)

This investment is delivering improved biosecurity outcomes for the Australian avocado industry through implementing a range of industry preparedness and prevention strategies.

14 July 2022

Ongoing project

Avocado industry communications program (AV21004)

This investment ensures the Australian avocado industry remains up-to-date with the latest R&D, marketing, emerging information, trends and issues both in Australia and overseas.

14 July 2022

Ongoing project

Foodservice foundational market insights (MT21011)

This investment is equipping the avocado, melon, mushroom, onion, papaya, sweetpotato and vegetable industries with market insights into the foodservice sector

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