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Programs of the Department of Agriculture and Food Western Australia apply benefit-cost analysis to assist in the allocation of funds to those areas likely to make the largest contribution to the rural economy and thus to achieve the Department outcome of increased market competitiveness and profitability. To learn lessons from the completed projects the Programs also use ex post analyses. Information collected in the course of the ex post analyses can usefully improve the assessment of proposed projects.
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Islam, Editor, N, Bright, F, Coyle, P, Eckersley, P, Evans, L, Gaffy, J, Herbert, A, Kingwell, R, Kopke, E, and Tozer, P. (2007), Returns to research and development investment of Department of Agriculture and Food Western Australia : benefit cost analysis 2005-2006. Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia. Bulletin 4709, 92p.