This combination of skills, experience and relationships has produced unparalleled expertise in regional development analysis, and socio-economic impact research. We have relationships with many of the key stakeholders in farming communities.
We routinely provide economic impact assessments of investments that may have significant impact on regional communities, often in collaboration with technical modelling experts.
The types of work we have undertaken in this area includes:
- Feasibility studies: we have the business acumen to assess the financial feasibility of regional development initiatives.
- Socio-economic impact assessment: we have been thought-leaders in the socio-economic impact of water reform in the Murray-Darling Basin. Our understanding of irrigated agriculture and our economic expertise means that we can combine the micro impact on businesses, with the region-wide impact on households, towns and economies.
- Economic impact assessment: we have conducted numerous studies into the impact on jobs and economies of industries and development proposals.