National Primary Industries Research, Development and Extension Framework and CCRSPI - Bruce Kefford


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National Primary Industries Research, Development and Extension Framework and CCRSPI - Bruce Kefford

  1. 1. The CCRSPI Conference 2011 The National Climate Change Research Strategy for Primary Industries National Primary Industries Research, Development and Extension Framework and CCRSPI - development of a more collaborative model for innovation for Australia Dr Bruce Kefford Chair, Primary Industries Standing Committee Research, Development & Extension Subcommittee
  2. 2. Kerin concept <ul><li>Drivers of change </li></ul>
  3. 3. A new approach <ul><li>PIMC 8 (April 2005) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ministers agreed to concept of national ‘R’ with regional ‘D&E’. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>PIMC 10 (April 2006) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ministers agreed to a set of principles to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of national RD&E capability through collaboration. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>PIMC 14 (April 2008) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ministers agreed to the development of a National Primary Industries R,D&E Framework. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>PIMC 16 (November 2009) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Statement of Intent </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>9 PISC agencies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>16 RDC </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Australian Council of the Deans of Agriculture </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. All Melbourne University NBC / DAFF Plant Health Australia Plant Biosecurity CSIRO   Cotton RDC Water Use in Agriculture CSIRO Australian Food & Grocery Council Food and Nutrition All RDCs Climate Change & Variability NSW   Rural Industries RDC Biofuels and Bioenergy VIC AAWS R&D Advisory Committee All animal RDCs Animal Welfare NBC / DAFF Animal Health Australia   Animal Biosecurity   SECTOR LEAD   CROSS-SECTOR NT   Rural Industries RDC New & Emerging Industries WA Australian Wool Industries Secretariat Australian Wool Innovation Ltd Wool SA Winemakers Federation of Australia Grape & Wine RDC Wine QLD Sugar RDC Sugar NSW Sheep Meats Council Australia Meat & Livestock Australia Sheep (meat) SA Aus Egg Industry Assoc. / Aus Chicken Meat Federation  Australian Egg Corporation Ltd / Rural Industries RDC Poultry SA Pork Council of Australia Australian Pork Ltd Pork NHRN   Horticulture Australia Ltd Horticulture WA Grains Council / Grain Growers Association Grains RDC Grains WA   Forests & Wood Products Australia Forests TAS/VIC/SA   Fisheries RDC Fisheries & Aquaculture VIC Australian Dairy Farmers Dairy Australia Dairy NSW Cotton Australia Cotton RDC Cotton QLD Cattle Council Australia Meat & Livestock Australia / LiveCorp Beef PISC LEAD INDUSTRY BODY RDC LEAD INDUSTRY SECTOR
  5. 5. Timeframes and responsibilities, including monitoring, reporting and review Implementation arrangements 7 Describe and establish consultation arrangements with stakeholders (including PISC Agencies, Universities, RDCs, etc) Consultation & Approvals 6 Develop a detailed change plan to establish and implement the new national RD&E sector strategy, including agreements between parties for capability and management arrangements and information sharing, including IP Change Plan 5 Compare information from current resource analysis and the requirements to address the future RD&E plan in order to identify future capability needs and gaps Capability Analysis against plan 4 Establish future strategic objectives and priorities for the sector Future RD&E Plan 3 Current investment in RD&E, public and private, amounts, trends, focus. Current RD&E (human and infrastructure) capability including locations, focus, trends for both public and private sectors Current resource analysis 2 Description of scale, distribution, trends, opportunities and threats Sector Overview 1 This means / includes Step
  6. 6. Approvals Animal Biosecurity Plant Biosecurity Food & Nutrition Biofuels & Bioenergy Water Use in Agriculture Animal Welfare Climate change Cross sector strategies Wool Cotton Beef Fishing & Aquaculture Forest & Wood Products Grains Horticulture Poultry Sheep meat Sugarcane New & Emerging Industries Dairy Pork Wine Sector strategies 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008
  7. 7. Role of Jurisdictions in R,D&E <ul><li>Major </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Government will play a leadership role in developing & facilitating a national approach to research & development </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Support </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Government will undertake R&D, but leadership in this area will fall within another state or jurisdiction </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Link </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Government will not undertake R&D, but will access information & resources from other states or jurisdictions </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. VICTORIA Major Support Link Not relevant Beef   Cotton  Dairy   Fisheries & Aquaculture   Forests  Grains   Horticulture   Pork  Poultry  Sheep meat   Sugar  Wine   Wool  New & Emerging Industries   Animal Biosecurity   Plant Biosecurity   Animal Welfare   Biofuels & Bioenergy   Climate Change   Food & Nutrition   Water Use in Agriculture  
  9. 9. How will the Framework work? <ul><ul><li>Cooperative </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Strategic </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Interdependent </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Statement of Intent </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ongoing management </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Ongoing Management <ul><li>Access to national research </li></ul><ul><li>Intellectual property management </li></ul><ul><li>Harmonisation of common processes </li></ul><ul><li>Portfolio oversight, investment data </li></ul><ul><li>Knowledge management </li></ul><ul><li>Extension </li></ul><ul><li>PC implications </li></ul>
  11. 11. Early benefits <ul><li>National R, regional D&E </li></ul><ul><li>Agreed national strategies </li></ul><ul><li>Teamwork & collaborative culture </li></ul><ul><li>More strategic engagement </li></ul><ul><li>New broader governance arrangements </li></ul><ul><li>More comprehensive national oversight </li></ul><ul><li>Focus on future capability </li></ul><ul><li>Large coalitions of specialists </li></ul><ul><li>More stable funding arrangements </li></ul><ul><li>New funding models </li></ul><ul><li>Better defined roles for jurisdictions </li></ul><ul><li>System evolving more freely </li></ul>
  12. 12. CCRSPI case study <ul><li>Background </li></ul><ul><ul><li>First strategy developed, outbreak of peace to make it work </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>With a strategy, all partners endorsed ongoing co-ordination </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Initially managed by LWA, now transitioned to UM </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. Achievements <ul><li>a national RDE strategy </li></ul><ul><li>supporting reports on emissions trading and adaptation knowledge gaps </li></ul><ul><li>the development of whole of PI RDE sector submissions to Government enquiries </li></ul><ul><li>audit of climate research projects </li></ul><ul><li>coordinated the development of three national programs on soil carbon, soil nitrous oxide and enteric methane </li></ul><ul><li>commissioned cross-cutting research projects </li></ul><ul><li>hosted numerous industry or topic specific workshops to raise awareness and understanding </li></ul><ul><li>facilitated exchange of information between partners </li></ul><ul><li>successful bid for Primary Industries Adaptation Research Network (PIARN). </li></ul>
  14. 14. Lessons learned <ul><li>Leadership </li></ul><ul><li>Governance </li></ul><ul><li>National RDE Framework </li></ul><ul><li>Engagement </li></ul><ul><li>Commitment </li></ul>
  15. 15. Lessons learned <ul><li>Consultation </li></ul><ul><li>Representation </li></ul><ul><li>Dynamic </li></ul><ul><li>Equity </li></ul><ul><li>Knowledgeable </li></ul>
  16. 16. Achievements – really! <ul><li>Collaboration  Competition </li></ul><ul><li>Shared knowledge and understanding </li></ul><ul><li>Leadership </li></ul><ul><li>Strategic Focus </li></ul><ul><li>Representation and involvement </li></ul><ul><li>RDE investment efficiency and effectiveness </li></ul>