Trust and Social Licence

Capacity for Transition Trust and Social Licence Investigating the importance of trust and approval by the community of the primary sector’s practices, and the connection to productivity and sustainable growth in New Zealand PROJECT DETAILS Challenge funding: $80,000 Research duration: July 2017 – December 2017 COLLABORATORS CSIRO Land and Water Australia, Lincoln University, Manaaki Whenua…

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Whenua Life Values

Capacity for Transition Whenua Life Values An online tool to assist Māori agribusiness in making strategic decisions within a kaupapa Māori framework PROJECT DETAILS Challenge funding: $249,931 Research duration: December 2017 – June 2019 COLLABORATORS Manaaki Whenua Landcare Research, Massey University, Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga, Te Puna Ora o Mataatua, Te Rūnanga o Ngai…

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Storying Kaitiakitanga

Capacity for Transition Storying Kaitiakitanga Sharing kaitiakitanga values and practices in the Māori agricultural sector to enhance productivity and identify new niche markets PROJECT DETAILS Challenge funding: $248,190 Research duration: December 2017 – June 2019 COLLABORATORS Manaaki Whenua Landcare Research, Rōopū Tikanga Rangahau, Tiaho, Victoria University of Wellington   You are here: Capacity for Transition…

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Mauri Whenua Ora

Capacity for Transition Mauri Whenua Ora Unlocking the potential of Māori land by advancing new production systems and market opportunities, using a mātauranga-centred framework PROJECT DETAILS Challenge funding: $2,000,000 Research duration: July 2016 – June 2019 COLLABORATORS Amokura Iwi Consortium, FoodLadder Australia, Manaaki Whenua Landcare Research, Māori Maps, Massey University, Oromahoe Trust, Scion, Statistics New…

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The Collaboration Lab

Capacity for Transition The Collaboration Lab Determining the role of collaboration in transforming management of land and water PROJECT DETAILS Challenge funding: $1,500,000 Research duration: November 2016 – June 2019 COLLABORATORS AgResearch, Australia National University, Cawthron Institute, Cultivate Partners, ESR, Kahungunu ki Wairarapa, Manaaki Whenua Landcare Research, Otago University, Plant & Food Research   You…

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National Register of Actions

Incentives for Change National Register of Actions Scoping a national register and map of measures to improve water quality PROJECT DETAILS Challenge funding: $150,000 Research duration: December 2018 – June 2019 COLLABORATORS Cawthron Institute, Happen Consulting, Land Air Water Aotearoa   You are here: Incentives for Change / National Register of Actions What Are We…

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Reasons for Water Quality Improvement

Incentives for Change Reasons for Water Quality Improvement Investigating the reasons for decreasing phosphorus concentrations in many waterways PROJECT DETAILS Challenge funding: $50,000 Research duration: January 2017 – December 2018 COLLABORATORS AgResearch, Ballance Agri-Nutrients, Land & Water Science, Massey University, Ministry for the Environment   You are here: Incentives for Change / Reasons for Water…

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Indicators Working Group

Incentives for Change Indicators Working Group Investigating the use of indicators to help the primary and public sector meet local, national and international reporting requirements PROJECT DETAILS Challenge funding: $200,000 Research duration: April 2017 – June 2019 COLLABORATORS AgResearch, Beef + Lamb NZ, DairyNZ, Department of Internal Affairs, Greater Wellington Regional Council, Lincoln University, Manaaki…

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Eutrophication Product Footprinting

Incentives for Change Eutrophication Product Footprinting Eutrophication indicators will help New Zealand agribusiness reduce environmental impacts and meet expected new European environmental standards PROJECT DETAILS Challenge funding: $215,000 Research duration: January 2017 – September 2018 COLLABORATORS AgResearch, Livestock Environmental Assessment and Performance Partnership, MPI, NIWA, Technical University of Denmark, UNEP Society of Environmental Toxicology and…

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Credence Attributes On Farm

Incentives for Change Credence Attributes On Farm What are the on-farm impacts of changing food production systems to deliver additional attributes that are meaningful and valuable to consumers? PROJECT DETAILS Challenge funding: $350,000 Research duration: July 2017 – June 2019 COLLABORATORS AsureQuality, Fonterra, Greenlea, John Vosper (organic dairy farmer), Lincoln University, Massey University, PGG Wrightsons,…

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The Matrix of Drivers

Incentives for Change The Matrix of Drivers A foundational understanding of international and domestic drivers and issues, and their importance to the primary sector PROJECT DETAILS Challenge funding: $250,000 Research duration: May 2016 – July 2016; November 2017 – February 2018 COLLABORATORS Lincoln University   You are here: Incentives for Change / The Matrix of…

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Integrating Value Chains

Incentives for Change Integrating Value Chains Providing knowledge on how to construct global value chains that share increased value with New Zealand farmers and growers, and meet environmental expectations of consumers and citizens PROJECT DETAILS Challenge funding: $1,700,000 Research duration: January 2017 – June 2019 COLLABORATORS AgFirst, ANZCO Foods, AsureQuality, Beef + Lamb NZ, Export…

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Phosphorus Best Practice

Future Landscapes Phosphorus Best Practice Investigating whether current effluent and fertiliser guidelines are strong enough to prevent phosphorus loss in shallow-stony Canterbury soils PROJECT DETAILS Challenge funding: $50,000 Research duration: June 2018 – February 2019 COLLABORATORS AgResearch, Lincoln University, South Island Dairy Development Centre   You are here: Future Landscapes / Phosphorus Best Practice What…

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Physiographic Environments of New Zealand

Future Landscapes Physiographic Environments of New Zealand Integrating landscape process knowledge with water chemistry to understand how and why surface water quality varies across New Zealand PROJECT DETAILS Challenge funding: $100,000 Research duration: July 2017 – June 2019 COLLABORATORS Auckland Council, Bay of Plenty Regional Council, Envirolink, Environment Canterbury, Environment Southland, Horizons Regional Council, Land…

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Cascade of Soil Erosion

Future Landscapes Cascade of Soil Erosion Developing sediment models to enable land managers, water users, communities and iwi to set sediment-related water quality targets PROJECT DETAILS Challenge funding: $400,000 Research duration: January 2017 – December 2018 COLLABORATORS Horizons Regional Council, Manaaki Whenua Landcare Research, Massey University   You are here: Future Landscapes / Cascade of…

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Measuring Denitrification

Future Landscapes Measuring Denitrification The development of a method for measuring denitrification is a first for New Zealand, providing vital data for understanding natural denitrification processes PROJECT DETAILS Challenge funding: $230,900 Research duration: January 2017 – December 2018 COLLABORATORS GNS Science, Horizons Regional Council, Waikato Regional Council   You are here: Future Landscapes / Measuring…

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Assessing Contaminants with Stream Order

Future Landscapes Assessing Contaminants with Stream Order Determining whether excluding livestock from large streams in flat catchments would substantially decrease the contaminant load PROJECT DETAILS Challenge funding: $50,000 Research duration: January 2017 – December 2017 COLLABORATORS AgResearch, Land Water People   You are here: Future Landscapes / Assessing Contaminants with Stream Order What Are We…

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Innovative Agricultural Microbiomes

Future Landscapes Innovative Agricultural Microbiomes Understanding and manipulating interactions between soil, plant and animal microbiomes to improve water quality and sustainable pastoral productivity PROJECT DETAILS Challenge funding: $1,800,000 Research duration: July 2017 – June 2019 COLLABORATORS AgResearch, DairyNZ, Lincoln University, Manaaki Whenua Landcare Research, University of Otago   You are here: Future Landscapes / Innovative…

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Faecal Source Tracking

Future Landscapes Faecal Source Tracking Identifying the sources of faecal contamination in waterways, and identifying naturalised Escherichia coli to help establish water quality for swimming Testing for E.coli PROJECT DETAILS Challenge funding: $250,000 Research duration: July 2017 – June 2019 COLLABORATORS AgResearch, Auckland University, Department of Conservation, ESR, Horizons Regional Council, Manawatu Citizen Science, Massey…

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Benign Denitrification in Groundwaters

Future Landscapes Benign Denitrification in Groundwaters Developing a cost-effective technique to assess denitrification processes and end products in shallow groundwaters PROJECT DETAILS Challenge funding: $170,000 Research duration: January 2017 – December 2018 COLLABORATORS GNS Science, Horizons Regional Council, Manaaki Whenua Landcare Research, Massey University, Waikato Regional Council   You are here: Future Landscapes / Benign…

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