ABARES Outlook 2013 – future food, future farming


The ABARES Outlook 2013 conference, Australia’s leading event to debate the issues for the agricultural, forestry, fisheries and food sectors, is where public and private sector decision-makers will gather and discuss the key domestic and global issues affecting Australian rural industries and economic outlook.

Image courtesy of [Graeme Weatherston] / FreeDigitalPhotos.net
Image courtesy of [Graeme Weatherston] / FreeDigitalPhotos.net
With the theme of the conference being future food, future farming, Outlook 2013 will be held on Tuesday 5 and Wednesday 6 March in Canberra. Attend Outlook 2013 and examine the leading issues for the sectors; understand the long term outlook for a range of commodities, explore industry issues so markets will be informed and access the many opportunities for conversations, meetings and networking with fellow delegates.

“Our program features leading national and international speakers who will provide their unique perspectives. ABARES is delighted to confirm participation from

  • David Hallam, from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
  • Ken Ash, from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
  • Ramesh Chand, India’s National Centre for Agricultural Economics and Policy Research
  • Joe Glauber, of the United States Department of Agriculture
  • Mark Schipp, the Australian Chief Veterinary Officer
  • Wim Boonstra, Rabobank Group, the Netherlands.

The conference theme for 2013 of future food, future farming reflects a growing global conversation on food security and supply, food production and consumption; the interconnected nature of world trade and how Australia’s markets, industries, commodities and environments will evolve and adapt,” Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry.

For more information or to egister for the event, please visit http://daff.gov.au/abares/outlook