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Norfolk Island Paddock to Plate Agribusiness Incubator Discovery Session Postponed Until Further Notice

The Norfolk Island Paddock to Plate Agribusiness Incubator Discovery Session organised by Regional Development Australia Norfolk Island has been postponed until further notice.

Due to the travel restrictions caused by Coronavirus disease (COVID-19), we are now looking into different ways that we can deliver this program in 2020. Once we have a clearer picture of what this might look like, we will reschedule the session and consult with the community to ensure that the new model fits with its needs.

We would like to offer our support to everyone affected by the current travel restrictions and encourage you to get in touch with us if we can assist with funding applications or Government outreach. With tourism being the island’s major industry, we know that this will be a tough time for local businesses, and we will do everything we can to help support you through it. Please do not hesitate to contact Kerry Grace at ceo@rdamnc.org.au for assistance. 

If you would like to share any ideas for the future of the Norfolk Island Paddock to Plate Agribusiness Incubator, please send them to Elise McCaskie at projects@rdanorfolkisland.org.au or ph: 53447.

If you are involved in the local agriculture industry, there is a webinar that you may be interested in happening on Thursday night, details are as follows:

Crawford Fund Webinar: Making a Global Difference

Future Farmers Network is teaming up with the Crawford Fund to bring you a webinar about agriculture work in developing countries, its benefits to our neighbours, Australian ag, and young aggies professional and personal pathways. 

The Crawford Fund’s NextGen program aims to encourage the next generation in studies, careers and volunteering in agriculture for food and nutrition security. They have gathered an all-star webinar panel to chat about work in agriculture in developing countries and Australia, its benefits to Australian ag and impact for our neighbours and us personally and professionally. Check them out here: https://www.crawfordfund.org/

WHEN: 
Thursday 19 March 2020 6pm

WHERE:
Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/crawford-fund-webinar-making-a-global-difference-tickets-98550476127

MODERATOR:
ANIKA MOLESWORTH: Farmer and PhD Candidate – Crawford Fund NSW Committee member

PANELISTS:LAURA MACFARLANE-BERRY: Veterinary Officer, Epidemiology and One Health Section – Department of Agriculture, Water and the EnvironmentSAM COGGINS: Graduate Officer, Soil Science, ACIAR; Crawford Fund scholar and awardeeMADALINE HEALEY: Crawford Fund mentor and former volunteer and conference scholar; Research Fellow, University of the Sunshine Coast 

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