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This project creates an online knowledge hub to consolidate user-friendly tools, programs, and information that showcases how integrating trees on farms can improve farm resilience during environmental and economic shocks.

A simple assessment tool will be developed for farmers and landowners to identify their vulnerability to the impacts of drought, providing them with a risk rating and pathways to increase their preparedness for future droughts.

This project will help farmers diversify and market their produce through agritourism by identifying spare capacity and resources on the farm and providing them with the necessary business tools and tourism networks.

This project enhances farmers' digital literacy skills to leverage digital innovation and technology in Tasmania's key agricultural sectors. It identifies barriers, enablers and success stories, and delivers engagement activities and resources to build digital literacy among producers and service providers. It will highlight sector-specific trends of adoption of digital ag tech along with challenges faced by farmers and the broader supply chain.

This project facilitates stakeholder dialogue to support sustainable food and fibre production and tap into the opportunities presented by emerging governance frameworks, market-based incentives, and regulatory mechanisms. It builds understanding and connection across organisations involved in environmental accounting and governance frameworks, aiming for a coordinated and complementary approach.

Our ParTners

The hub is proud to work with a diverse network of over 20 Industry Partners, Delivery Partners and collaborators to build drought and climate resilience through hub activities. Through this network, we span the entire breadth of the Tasmanian agriculture sector and can support farmers, agricultural businesses and communities.
TAS Farm Innovation Hub - Growing Climate Resilient Communities

Funding & AcknowledgmentS

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

The Australian Government is contributing $12.4 million over 4 years through the Future Drought Fund under various grants. Hub partners and the University of Tasmania will provide co-contributions of an amount at least equal to the Australian Government funding over the same period.

We acknowledge the palawa/pakana people, the traditional custodians of the land upon which we live and work. We honour their enduring culture and knowledges as vital to the self-determination, wellbeing and resilience of their communities.

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