Responsible innovation key to smart farming

Responsible innovation that considers the wider impacts on society is key to smart farming, according to academics at the University of East Anglia (UEA).

Monetising time savings makes toll roads financially stack up

Putting a dollar value on the savings from traffic congestion, noise and air pollution as a result of toll roads and tunnels will make large infrastructure projects more cost effective, according to a new study by QUT.

Mining downturn a window of opportunity for food security?

The downturn in world ore, metal and energy prices, with the concomitant 'cooling' of investment activity in the extractive sector, could be a window of opportunity for investment in agribusiness in Africa and further afield.

How private funding influences GM research

Most of the debate around genetically modified (GM) foods has focused on health and nutrition, or the potential impact on the Australian agricultural industry. There has been less attention to the role of private, profit-driven ...

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