In an interview with ABC’s RN Breakfast on 15 July, BCCM CEO Melina Morrison, discusses the recent $14 million in funding allocated to help farmers form co-operatives, as a key measure in the White Paper on Agricultural Competitiveness.
The funding will go towards a two-year pilot programme to provide farmers with knowledge and materials on co-operatives, collective bargaining and innovative business models.
Listen to the interview here.
Read the BCCM press release.
Other stories on the Federal government funding for agricultural co-operatives:
Co-operatives boosted by $14 million start-up, 6 July, ABC Rural (includes audio)
Co-ops’ $14m funding win, 9 July, The Australian Dairyfarmer
$14m funding boost for agricultural co-operatives welcomed, 4 July, Central Telegraph