Low emissions farm systems for the Māori sector

The project is designed to assist Māori farmers in New Zealand to improve their collective capacity to increase resource efficiency and farm productivity while lowering greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.

This involves three objectives:

1. Define the characteristics of the Māori agribusiness sector drawing on a network of 30 Māori farm entities that are representative of the main farm typologies (predominant pastoral farming systems) on Māori land;

2. Identify the key factors that underpin farm productivity, resource and emission efficiency and sustainable profitability; and

3. Identify, test and communicate a range of mitigation strategies to other Māori farms and the wider industry.

Latest information

Reducing greenhouse gas emissions on Māori-owned farms (external website)

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