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Kerin foresees world farming catastrophe

Cribb, J. (1989) Kerin foresees world farming catastrophe. The Australian, 30 May 1989. [Publication] [Special Collections]


The International Agricultural Research Conference discussed Australia and many other countries facing a catastrophe on a scale yet undreamt of if they failed to develop sustainable farming systems. The Minister for Primary Industries and Energy, Mr Kerin addressed leading international agricultural scientists and aid agencies in Canberra, saying that the most urgent and challenging exercise was to develop systems and crop strains for sustainable agriculture. He also met with the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) and said that we will see a catastrophe if we fail.

This article contains an image of Mr Kerin.

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This article is part of the WISALTS (Whittington Interceptor Sustainable Agriculture Land Treatment Society Incorporated) Collection.

Item Type: Special Collections
Collection: WISALTS Collection
Publisher: News Limited
Copyright: ©1989 The Australian
Notes: 1 newspaper clipping
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/58388
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