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$50k grants to grow Ag trade with China

  • By: "Prime" Ag News
  • Jan 31, 2018

Australian agricultural businesses can apply for funding for projects which grow agricultural trade cooperation between Australia and China.

The $50,000 is provided under the Australia – China Agricultural Cooperation Agreement (ACACA) program.

Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources, David Littleproud, said this year's program will focus on advanced agriculture technologies, water in agriculture, eCommerce innovation, science and technology, food safety, animal husbandry, farming sustainably and exploring niche markets.

"These grants fund projects including technical exchanges, staff secondments, working groups, training programs, research and development, feasibility studies and information exchanges," Minister Littleproud said.

"It gives businesses the chance to network in China and create new customers over there.
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