Economics

Don’t squander our riches
Economics Nation Building

Don’t squander our riches

   Global demand for our resources, particularly to fuel the rapid development of emerging economies such as China and India: has contributed to the largely unprecedented economic prosperity in Australia that has lasted over the last seventeen years. The current highly inflated resource prices are attributed to previous underinvestment in […]

Who’s selling out Australia & food shortages
Bio-Security Economics Governance Nation Building Sustainability Transport

Who’s selling out Australia & food shortages

  Food shortages: caused by population growth (particularly amongst the Arab nations and Asian counties such as South Korea, China, India and Singapore), loss of agricultural land due to increased urbanisation, increased use of agricultural land to produce bio-fuels and climate change, are a serious challenge facing mankind currently and […]

Nation Building – food – salinity and weed control
Bio-Security Economics Environment Nation Building Sustainability

Nation Building – food – salinity and weed control

  Salinity and weed control are increasingly reducing our capacity in agriculture. In order to meet increased need for agriculture due to population growth, decimation of land due to population growth and reduced agricultural production due to increased severe weather conditions due to global warming. “Dryland salinity currently affects about […]