The UWA Institute of Agriculture is an Institute established by The University of Western Australia with a mandate to integrate the University’s research, education, training and communication in agriculture and the management of natural resource.
The Institute is led by a Director with the support of an External Advisory Board as to strategic direction, and governed through an Executive Group.
Institute operations are managed as a set of flexible programs encompassing the academic and physical resources of the Schools and Research Centres of the Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences and other relevant faculties of the University.
The intent of this document is to outline the purpose, the operating environment, and the vision, mission and strategic intent of the UWA Institute of Agriculture.
To be recognised for excellence in serving agriculture and the management of natural resources through research, education and training in a regional, national and international context.
For Western Australia, the Institute will work with the agricultural and natural resource management sector to improve workforce skills, and to generate new knowledge that will assist the industry’s participants to advance their individual aspirations, underpin local and regional prosperity, and exercise responsible stewardship of the environment.
The Institute’s objective will be achieved through the implementation of its key strategies: