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Investment analysis

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

 

As seen on the Fund management page, investments specific to the Hort Innovation Melon Fund are guided by the melon Strategic Investment Plan (SIP). The SIP features 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.

In the below interactive chart, you can see the most up-to-date information on how project investment expenditure in the Melon Fund is aligned to the SIP outcomes. This currently reflects project investment across the life of the SIP to date.

 

How investment expenditure aligns to Strategic Investment Plan outcomes

Click or hover over the chart to learn more about Melon Fund investment by SIP outcome

How specific projects align to Strategic Investment Plan outcomes

Click on the below panels to see which projects in the Melon Fund align to which SIP outcomes. Because some projects address more than one SIP outcome, they may be listed more than once.

By 2021, improved consumer perceptions of melon quality have supported increased domestic demand

Ongoing and completed investments

By 2021, the Australian melon industry has developed and maintained export market opportunities, enabling increased returns to growers

Ongoing and completed investments

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.

More information

The Melon Fund has a dedicated Industry Strategic Partner, details below, who would be more than happy to answer your questions or discuss in more detail the information presented on this page, investments in the Melon Fund and how the investments align with the SIP.

Hort Innovation
Mark Spees
Mark Spees
Industry Strategic Partner
Contact details
0439 574 173 Send an email

Strategic Investment Plan

Read the Melon Fund SIP

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