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Investment expenditure analysis

See how Raspberry and Blackberry Fund investments are tracking against the industry’s Strategic Investment Plan

As seen on the raspberry and blackberry 'fund management' page, investments specific to the Hort Innovation Raspberry and Blackberry Fund are guided by the berry 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 Raspberry and Blackberry 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 Raspberry and Blackberry 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

Multi-industry berry trade development and market access project (2024-2029) (MT23004)

This investment is proactively managing market access and trade development for the berry industries so that an increasing volume of product can be moved offshore, over time, at sustainable prices.

10 April 2024

Ongoing project

Berry advisory mechanism (MT23003)

This project ensures that all levy payers and supply chain participants can engage with the berry industry’s consultation mechanism to inform and prioritise the investment of berry industry levies and Australian Government co-investment funds for research, development and extension.

10 April 2024

Ongoing project

Consumer usage and attitude tracking 2023/24 (MT23201)

This investment provides a category tracking service to allow various horticultural categories to better understand consumer usage and attitudes and the effectiveness of marketing campaigns.

21 February 2024

Ongoing project

Strengthening the sustainability of berry production (RB22001)

This project is generating comprehensive data about the environmental impacts of raspberry and blackberry production in Australia using life cycle assessment (LCA) methods.

13 December 2023

Ongoing project

Strategic Agrichemical Review Process (SARP) 2023 updates (MT23001)

This project delivers the 2023 Strategic Agrichemical Review Process (SARP) for each of the following industries: almond, avocado, banana, berry, lychee, macadamia, melon, olive, onion, papaya, passionfruit, pineapple and summerfruit.

7 November 2023

Ongoing project

Facilitating the development of the Australian berry industries (MT22010)

This multi-industry investment is tasked with supporting Australian berry growers in adopting improved practices on-farm and keeping up to date with the latest industry news, information, resources and technologies.

11 July 2023

Ongoing project

Expansion of flies as berry crop pollinators (MT22007)

This investment is examining the role flies play in pollinating berry crops in the Coffs Harbour region of New South Wales to better inform future research into alternative managed pollinators.

30 March 2023

Ongoing project

Nuffield scholarships (MT22003)

This project supports a 2024 Nuffield Australia scholarship for the apple and pear, avocado, onion and rubus industries.

21 February 2023

Ongoing project

Integrated pest management approaches to address pest challenges in raspberry and blackberry (RB21000)

This investment is developing and extending effective integrated pest management (IPM) approaches for the Australian raspberry and blackberry industries.

10 January 2023

Ongoing project

Generation of data for pesticide permit applications in horticulture 2022 (ST22001, ST22003 and ST22004)

These multi-industry projects are generating the data needed to support a range of existing minor use permits across various horticulture crops to ensure growers have continued access to safe and effective chemicals for managing pests, weeds, and diseases.

29 November 2022