Towards an Indigenous-led bushfood industry

18 Feb 2021
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A delicious old man saltbush salad, with roasted sweet potato and ansie spicy tomato sauce (Credit: Three Little Birds).

A $1.5 million collaboration between Indigenous Traditional Owners and Custodians and The University of Queensland will boost the burgeoning bushfood industry, and create long-lasting Indigenous businesses.

Launched at UQ’s Gatton campus, the Australian Research Council-funded (ARC) five-year project, ‘A Deadly Solution: Towards an Indigenous-led bushfood industry’, will see researchers work with Indigenous communities to commercialise native bushfoods and ornamental plants.

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