Australian Centre for International Agricultural (ACIAR) Policy Advisory Council
Foreign Affairs and Trade
The functions of the Policy Advisory Council are to provide advice to the Minister regarding agricultural problems of developing countries. The Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR) also provides advice on programs and policies with respect to agricultural research for: - identifying agricultural problems of developing countries; and - finding solutions to agricultural problems of developing countries. The Council thereby fills a valuable overview role, advising the Minister and the Centre on matters including: - national and regional development constraints; - opportunities for research and development collaboration; - national and regional research priorities, particularly those of ACIAR's partner countries; - the matching of Australian expertise with these priorities - Australia's comparative advantage; - modes of operation for ACIAR; and - sources of national and international expertise.
Type of Body
E. Statutory Office Holder Offices and Committees
Established By / Under
Act / Regulation
Established By/Under More info
Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research Act 1982
Max No. of Board/Committee Members
Annual Report Prepared and tabled?
3 June 1982
Current board appointments