Drought Resilience Adoption and Innovation

The Mallee Regional Innovation Centre  is a lead partner in the Victoria Drought Resilience Adoption and Innovation Hub.

Led by The University of Melbourne, the Hub is a unique state-wide partnership enhancing drought resilience on farms, in the environment and in our communities.

The Centre leads the Hub’s North-West Irrigated Horticulture node.  The node will deliver targeted regional activities and outputs whist contributing to coordinated Hub impacts across the whole of Victoria.

The Victoria Drought Hub includes five regional nodes, each coordinated by a locally based, credible community agricultural organisations.  In addition to the Mallee Regional Innovation Centre, these are the Birchip Cropping Group, Food & Fibre Gippsland, Southern Farming Systems and Riverine Plains, who have together partnered with the University of Melbourne, La Trobe University, Deakin University, Federation University and Agriculture Victoria.

Video: Introducing the Victoria Drought Resilience Adoption and Innovation Hub

Drought Consultations

The Centre is now undertaking a range of drought consultation activities across a wide breadth of organisations.  Click here to read more about them.

Learn more about the Victoria Drought Hub .

MRIC Media Release: MRIC to take a lead in Victoria’s drought resilience hub