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WHO Estimates of the Global Burden of Foodborne Disease

Prepared by: Foodborne Disease Burden Epidemology Reference Group 2007-2015 Foodborne diseases have been an issue for all societies since the beginning of humanity. The types, severity and impacts of these illnesses have changed through the ages and are still diverse across regions, countries and communities.

Building Australia’s Comparative Advantages: A 21st Century Agrifood

Business Council of Australia’s study of the Australian agrifood sector.

Feeding a Hungry Nation: Climate Change, food and Farming in Australia

Climate change may affect our food supply, both directly and indirectly. These impacts will in turn affect everyday Australian households.

FIAL Chairman Peter Schutz's Insights

HONG KONG INSIGHT REPORT FIAL chairman Peter Schutz travelled to Hong Kong as a guest of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government. The "One Country Two Systems" arrangement in Hong Kong provide a level of security and confidence for Australian businesses wanting to establish trade with China. Peter highlighted that there are several tax and tariff advantages for companies wishing to manufacture or transform their product in Hong Kong due to its free trade agreement with China. These

Microbiome Impact on the Food & Agribusiness Industry

Imagine if we were able to test the bugs in your gut and then design a diet to promote growth of the right bugs, enabling your mental and physical well being. Want to know more about the bugs in your gut?

Australia’s Space Industry Capability

The Australian Government announced a Review of Australia’s Space Industry Capability to enable Australia to capitalise on increasing opportunities in the global space industry sector.

FIAL Chairman Peter Schutz reports on his trip to Israel

Mr Schutz, FIAL's Chairman, headed a delegation to Israel in November 2016 and was accompanied by FIAL’s General Manager for Market Development, Najib Lawand. The trade mission was organised by the Australia-Israel Chamber of Commerce to highlight the innovative agri-food technology that has been developed there, and to demonstrate why Israel is ranked as the 3rd most innovative country in the world – and to see what lessons Australia can take from this.

CSIRO Futures Roadmap for Growth

CSIRO Futures worked with FIAL and other industry and researchers to identify major growth opportunities and what the food and agribusiness sector needs to do to achieve them.

Size of the Prize: An Overview of 16 Opportunities for Australian Food & Agribusinesses

The food and agribusiness sector is faced with a number of challenges and opportunities related to demand, supply, innovation, and regulation that will shape the evolution of the sector over the next 5-10 years.

Opportunity Overview: Food Waste

Food waste is worth A$1.3 trillion globally due to 20-30% of food being wasted somewhere along the value chain. Food waste can be broken down into several sub-segments each representing an unique opportunity.

Opportunity Overview: Reducing Packaging Waste

Plastics is the fastest growing segment within sustainable packaging. However, it is estimated that 95 percent of plastic packaging material value is lost after a short first-use cycle.

Opportunity Overview: Soil Health

Soil health and land management, expected to reachA$65-85 billion in 2025.Opportunities include: Agroforestry, Low-Till / No-Till Agriculture, Holistic Grazing and Micro-Irrigation.

Food Waste Report

FIAL visited key organisations to learn firsthand about food waste.