Global leadership in agriculture and food research

QAAFI is a research institute of The University of Queensland, one of the world’s leading research providers in tropical and sub-tropical agriculture and food production. We work across crops, horticulture, animals, and nutrition and food sciences, and are supported by industry and the Queensland Government.

QAAFI research centres

A world leader in tropical agriculture and food production

QAAFI is a research institute of the University of Queensland (UQ), supported by the Queensland Government. 

QAAFI’s vision is to improve the productivity, competitiveness and sustainability of tropical and subtropical food, fibre and agri-business industries.

Now ranked in the top five agricultural research institutions in the world, UQ and QAAFI provide unparalleled expertise and access to infrastructure resources in agriculture and nutrition and food sciences.


Agricultural research institution in Australia - UQ (NTU rankings 2019)


Global agriculture research institution - UQ (NTU rankings 2020)


UQ is ranked 18th globally for Plant & Animal Science (NTU 2020). 

Explore QAAFI's Research Themes

View now

Connect with us


 Subscribe to e-newsletter
Subscribe to QAAFI Science Seminars