Relocation of intensive agriculture to northern Queensland: the cotton industry

White, Neil and Mushtaq, Shahbaz and Cockfield, Geoff and Power, Brendan (2012) Relocation of intensive agriculture to northern Queensland: the cotton industry. Other monograph. University of Southern Queensland , Toowoomba, Australia. [Report]

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Abstract

Development of new agricultural industries in northern Australia is often perceived as a solution to changes in water availability that have occurred within southern Australia as a result of changes to government policy in response to and exacerbated by climate change. This report examines the likely private, social and community costs and benefits associated with the establishment of a cotton industry in the Burdekin.


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Item Type: Report (Other monograph)
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: This publication is copyright. It may be reproduced in whole or in part for the purposes of study, research, or review, but is subject to the inclusion of an acknowledgment of the source.
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Sciences - Department of Biological and Physical Sciences
Date Deposited: 25 Feb 2013 02:02
Last Modified: 31 Jan 2017 05:25
Uncontrolled Keywords: cotton growing; Burdekin; Queensland; climate change; water resources
Fields of Research : 07 Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences > 0701 Agriculture, Land and Farm Management > 070199 Agriculture, Land and Farm Management not elsewhere classified
04 Earth Sciences > 0401 Atmospheric Sciences > 040105 Climatology (excl.Climate Change Processes)
14 Economics > 1402 Applied Economics > 140212 Macroeconomics (incl. Monetary and Fiscal Theory)
Socio-Economic Objective: D Environment > 96 Environment > 9603 Climate and Climate Change > 960301 Climate Change Adaptation Measures
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/22132

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