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Investment expenditure analysis

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

As seen on the sweetpotato 'fund management' page, investments specific to the Hort Innovation Sweetpotato 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 Sweetpotato 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 Sweetpotato 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

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

Causes and management strategies for skin loss in sweetpotatoes (PW21002)

This investment is developing a comprehensive manual for sweetpotato growers on pre-and post-harvest best practices for reducing skin loss in Australian commercial production systems

11 May 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

Fund Impact Assessment 2020/21: cherry, sweetpotato, vegetables, small tropicals (MT21013)

This project evaluates a random selection of projects in the Hort Innovation Cherry, Sweetpotato, Vegetable and Small Tropical (Lychee, Pineapple, Papaya, Persimmon, Passionfruit) Funds, with a focus on projects completed within the five years to 30 June 2021, aligned to the 2017-2021 industry Strategic Investment Plans.

29 April 2022

Ongoing project

Sweetpotato industry communications program (PW21000)

This project is responsible for communicating to Australian sweetpotato growers and other industry stakeholders

10 March 2022

Ongoing project

Consumer behavioural data program (MT21004)

This multi-industry investment is tasked with providing regular consumer behaviour data and insight reporting to a range of industries

10 March 2022

Ongoing project

Pilot program: Consumer usage, attitude and brand tracking (MT21201)

This pilot program is providing a category tracking service to allow various horticultural categories to better understand consumer usage and attitudes and the effectiveness of marketing campaigns

9 March 2022