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Evaluating the Impact of the Animal Genetics and Genomics RD&E Investment

Project start date: 25 November 2013
Project end date: 11 July 2014
Publication date: 30 July 2014
Project status: Completed
Livestock species: Sheep, Lamb, Grassfed cattle, Grainfed cattle
Relevant regions: National
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This report provides an estimate of the economic value of benefits realised (or expected) by seed-stock & meat producers from genetics RD&E investment by MLA and its co-investors, against the counter-factual of no MLA investment. Credibility checks are also presented. Attribution of the realised benefits to MLA's investment  and the returns to producers are estimated.
A perspective on future MLA investment, along with an assessment of the methodology and findings in terms of future MLA investment activities is provided.

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Project manager: Lewis Atkinson
Primary researcher: AbacusBio Pty Limited