National Farmers' Federation

Climate Change Authority: 2024 Issues Paper: Targets, Pathways, and Progress

NFF recognises the importance of Climate Change adaption, a failure to support a transition will result in unacceptable impacts on food and feed security both in Australia and globally. Government ambition to reduce agriculture’s emissions, however, must not infringe upon our capability and responsibility to produce the nutritious food and fibre needed to feed and clothe the world. This is consistent with reports from the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) and Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) which recognise the challenges for agriculture in meeting food and fibre requirements while maintaining a downward emission trajectory.

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