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Strategic decision making is enhanced by the consideration of benefit cost analyses of many projects. Each year a selection of projects is evaluated to assist in the determination of the most appropriate allocation of funds. This is only one of the methods that are employed by the Department’s Executive to increase market competitiveness and profitability in agriculture and the pastoral industries. This report includes both ex post and ex ante analyses, as they are complementary processes.
Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia
Economic analysis, Salinity, Cost benefit analysis, Research projects, Beef industry, Wine industry
Agronomy and Crop Sciences | Apiculture | Fruit Science | Meat Science | Viticulture and Oenology
Coyle, Editor, P, Blanchard, R, Bright, F, Mattingly, P, and Radhakrishnan, M. (2007), Returns to research and development investment of the Department of Agriculture and Food Western Australia : benefit cost analysis, 2006-2007. Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia. Bulletin 4736, 69p.