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2020–2021 funding round results

SLMACC is funding 22 new projects across the 3 SLMACC funds:

  • $14.4 million is being provided for 12 freshwater mitigation projects over 4 years
  • $2.8 million is funding 7 adaptation projects of up to 3 years
  • $800,000 is being provided for 3 extension projects over 2 years.

Download a list of successful applicants and their projects [PDF, 53 KB]

2019–2020 funding round results

SLMACC is funding 8 projects in the 2019–2020 year. These cover a range of issues such as developing methods for identifying and quantifying risk in the primary sectors, improving the New Zealand Drought Index, and enhancing the preparedness of rural landowners for extreme fires.

Report on farmer survey about climate change

Climate issues facing farmers (April 2019) [PDF, 3.4 MB]

Celebrating 10 years of SLMACC research

Investing in tomorrow (2018) [PDF, 11 MB]

August 2018 review reports

A review of 10 years of research – Summary of findings [PDF, 4.8 MB]

Survey of project leaders and stakeholders [PDF, 557 KB]

Technology transfer projects [PDF, 946 KB]

Agricultural greenhouse gas mitigation projects [PDF, 1.9 MB]

Agricultural GHG mitigation [PDF, 270 KB]

International agricultural mitigation research and the impacts and value of 2 SLMACC research projects [PDF, 1.1 MB]

Mind the gaps: Synthesis and systematic review of climate change adaptation in New Zealand’s primary industries [PDF, 2.1 MB]

Climate change research in New Zealand focusing on forestry [PDF, 3.6 MB]

Case study fact sheets

Facing up to pest, weed and disease incursions as the world warms [PDF, 456 KB]

Methane inhibitors – helping to nip a problem greenhouse gas in the bud [PDF, 598 KB]

Ensuring planted forestry remains light on its feet as the planet warms [PDF, 615 KB]

Sizing up the emissions footprint on low and high input dairy systems [PDF, 819 KB]

Tapping into a tradition of adaptation in a warming world [PDF, 393 KB]

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