The mission of the Global Centre is to create and disseminate innovative solutions and evidence based approaches to promote farm productivity, food security and environmental sustainability. The Centre will act as a hub for strengthening international collaborations and policy advice; enhancing research outcomes and impacts; and improving coordination of activities, knowledge exchange and training activities for scientists, land managers and policy makers in the broad area of land-based agriculture.
A skills-based panel consisting of leaders from research, industry and government agencies will be established and this International Panel will be responsible for:
a) Identifying key risk factors;
b) Establishing best practices;
c) Bench-marking progress;
d) Supporting innovation, and
e) Sharing knowledge and driving change.