Future Drought Fund – grant forecast opportunity
16 December, 2022
The Commonwealth Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forests has announced the Future Drought Fund (FDF) has forecast an upcoming grant round – Long-term Trials of Drought Resilient Farming Practices Program.
The new, $40 million program will provide funding until 2027-28 to investigate innovative and transformational farming practices of cropping and/or grazing systems through the lens of drought resilience and associated risk management.
The Future Drought Fund (FDF) has forecast an upcoming grant round, the Long-term Trials of Drought Resilient Farming Practices Program. The Forecast Opportunity for the program is available on GrantConnect (grants.gov.au).
This is an opportunity to put science into practice with funding for trials to test, refine, and demonstrate the effectiveness of farming practices in a robust scientific manner under real world
conditions. A limited number of trials will be chosen and funded through an open, competitive grant process.It is anticipated that applications will be open from January 2023. There will be additional information available at that time.