Publication Date

5-2002

Document Type

Report

DAFWA Collections

Grains and field crops

Publisher

Department of Agriculture

City

Perth

Abstract

The following report was written in response to the Focus on the Future, a consultation paper for the State Sustainability Strategy for Western Australia.

The report discusses:

• recommendations for the Sustainability Policy Unit to consider when developing the State Sustainability Strategy.

• defining sustainability and the implications for agriculture;

• opportunities for moving towards a sustainable industry;

• trends and challenges faced by agriculture; and

• some case studies of how the agricultural sector is currently developing and implementing sustainable agricultural practices.

Number of Pages

72

Keywords

Economic development, Western Australia, Agriculture, Environmental management, Sustainability, Resource management.

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