Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) is a governmental agency performing state management functions in the fields of agriculture, forestry, salt production, irrigation / water services and rural development nationwide, including state management functions with regard to delivery of public service and management of the State’s ownership of rural state owned enterprises in accordance with legal documents.
Action taken to prevent IUU fishing Australia
By strengthening capacity in inspection capability and information sharing in South East Asia, illegal unregulated and unreported fishing can be combated.
Reef 2050 plan deemed achievable but not within timeframe Australia
Reef 2050 long-term sustainability plan, released by Federal and Queensland Governments to ensure the Great Barrier Reef continues to be among the world's best managed and protected World Heritage areas, is considered possible but not within the set deadline.