The future of grains R&D in Australia

Dr Steve Jefferies AM, Managing Director, GRDC
QAAFI Science Seminar 

QAAFI delivers high impact science for sustainable agriculture and food

The Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation (QAAFI) is a unique UQ research institute, comprised of three frontline centres, which was formed as a strategic alliance between The University of Queensland and the Queensland Government. Queensland’s agricultural Research and Development capability ranks among the best in the world, with The University of Queensland (UQ) a leader in agricultural research in Australia and globally. 

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QAAFI research centres

We are global leaders in tropical and sub-tropical agriculture and food production


agricultural research institution in Australia - UQ (NTU rankings 2016)


global agriculture research institution - UQ (NTU rankings 2016)


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General enquiries

Phone: +61 7 3346 0550
Media enquiries: +61 7 3346 0553
Student enquiries: +61 7 3346 2779


Queensland Alliance for Agriculture & Food Innovation

Queensland Bioscience Precinct
The University of Queensland
St Lucia, Brisbane, Australia