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Our operations

We have five strategic outcomes that we seek to achieve under our 2018–23 Strategic RD&E Plan – these in turn are the key focus areas in which we invested during 2019–20:

  • GOAL 1: Increasing productivity and profitability on Australian cotton farms
  • GOAL 2: Improving cotton farming sustainability and value chain competitiveness
  • GOAL 3: Building the adaptive capacity of the Australian cotton industry
  • ENABLING STRATEGY 1: Strengthening partnerships and adoption
  • ENABLING STRATEGY 2: Driving RD&E impact

Our achievements against these outcomes are monitored, evaluated and reported annually – in the Portfolio Budget Statement and the Annual Report.

 10+ new/early career researchers supported through strategic career pathways. Enabling strategy 1: Strengthening partnerships and adoption. 2019-20 goal: 40 er cent of CRDC investments include cross-sectoral partnerships. Enabling strategy 3: Driving RD&E impact. 2019-20 goal: One RD&E impact report per annum.