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Investment expenditure analysis

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

As seen on the melon 'fund management' page, investments specific to the Hort Innovation Melon 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 Melon 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 Melon 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

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

Quality improvements in the melon supply chain (VM21001)

This investment is developing minimum quality standards for seedless watermelon, rockmelon and honeydew melon to improve consumer acceptance of Australian melons and ultimately drive demand and sales.

15 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

Ongoing project

Multi-industry export program (Vegetables, Onions and Melons) (MT21009)

This investment is tasked with providing international trade development support for Australian vegetable, onion and melon growers.

29 April 2022

Ongoing project

Melon industry roadshow and conference program (VM21000)

This project is supporting a five-year roadshow and conference program for the Australian melon industry.

28 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