South West WA Drought Resilience Adoption and Innovation Hub

NACC NRM is pleased to announce our appointment as a Regional Node Lead Organisation for the SW WA Drought Resilience Adoption and Innovation Hub, led by the Grower Group Alliance (GGA).

Funded by the Australian Government’s $5 billion Future Drought Fund (FDF), the SW WA Hub has begun implementing activities such as the collaborative $4 million WaterSmart Dams initiative, funded by the FDF and the State Government.

Led by the GGA, the Hub is utilising and leveraging the power of the GGA grower group network ‘hub and spoke’ model to facilitate greater innovation from ‘the ground up’. Grower groups are among the Hub’s more than 50 consortium partners, which represent all sectors of the WA agricultural supply chain and are providing cash and in-kind co-contributions. This focus on collaboration will enable the SW WA Hub to make agricultural research impactful and accessible, increasing innovation and commercialisation opportunities.

The Australian Government has expanded the remit of the SW WA Hub beyond drought resilience to agricultural innovation. However, drought resilience remains a core priority.

Node Lead: Kane Watson

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This project received funding from the Australian Government’s Future Drought Fund.

                    

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