THE Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation (QAAFI) is a unique UQ research institute, comprised of three frontline centres, which was formed as a strategic alliance between The University of Queensland and the Queensland Government.

QAAFI brings together scientists from across the plant, animal and food sciences, working closely with the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries (DAF).

Our mission is to significantly improve the competitiveness and sustainability of tropical and sub-tropical food, fibre and agribusiness sectors through high-impact science.

Our vision is to pursue sustainable agriculture and food through science and innovation.

We deliver world-leading research in the plant, animal, nutrition and food sciences, resulting in discovery, learning, and engagement.


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Organizational Structure

QAAFI is a Research Institute of The University of Queensland (UQ), Australia. Headed by a Director appointed by UQ and the Queensland Government, QAAFI was officially launched on 21 October 2010 with backing from Queensland’s major agricultural and food technology groups.

Locations of QAAFI facilities

QAAFI draws together more than 100 research teams specialising in plant, animal and food sciences from 15 UQ and Queensland Government sites across the state.

QAAFI Research Staff (A-Z)

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