New Zealand


  • Industry: Agribusiness
  • Type: Survey report
  • Date: 29/04/2010

Agribusiness and Food

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KPMG Agribusiness Agenda 2010 

We are very pleased to introduce the inaugural edition of the KPMG Agribusiness Agenda in which we provide analysis and commentary on 12 key opportunities and critical challenges that the industry faces at the start of the new decade.

Agribusiness Agenda 2011
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The report considers a range of issues that we consider the industry needs to resolve to truly become a customer led, science driven, high productivity sector that can assist in driving the long term growth in profitability and success of the New Zealand economy.


Having completed the KPMG Agribusiness Agenda we are excited about the prospects for the sector and consequently the wider economy.


KPMG is committed to investing in delivering insights that are relevant and challenging to the industry and others with an interest in the long term success of New Zealand. We are committed to playing our part in the long term growth and success of the agribusiness sector.


We look forward to receiving your feedback on this report and the discussions we expect it to generate.


The report's 12 key opportunities and challenges for the sector are grouped under 4 broad headings:


  • Efficient, best practice production methods 
    Most efficient producer
    Capitalising the industry for growth
    Unwinding hindering regulation should be a priority


  • Addressing future market realities
    Meeting the opportunities of new markets
    Responding to volatility in global markets
    An over reliance on dated science must change


  • Sustainability is an imperative – like it or not
    Brand New Zealand needs to be backed by substantive actions
    Traceability is a must do quickly
    Animal welfare is an obligation on all farmers


  • Investing in rural infrastructure
    Abundant fresh water is one of New Zealand’s greatest economic resources
    Identifying and developing leadership potential
    Investing in connected rural communities

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