King & Wood Mallesons

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AgriThinking — Autumn 2013

The Autumn 2013 issue of King & Wood Mallesons’ AgriThinking publication is available now.

Agriculture continues to retain its prominent place on the national agenda and in the press. The debt crisis in rural Australia, the proposed multi-billion-dollar takeover of GrainCorp by Archer Daniels Midland, the prospect of insects being a key future source of protein and relationships between suppliers and grocery retailers have all been widely discussed and reported.

Amid this, the Global Food Forum, held in Melbourne in April, provided an opportunity to take stock of Australian food and agriculture, the enormous potential of the sector and the numerous obstacles it needs to overcome to prosper. In broad terms, King & Wood Mallesons considers that there are two very significant issues that the Australian agricultural sector needs to address in order to ensure its future prosperity…

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