KiwiNet and Landcare hosted a Foresight workshop to explore the key issues regarding the technologies that support water quality.
One of the issues identified at the workshop was the disconnect between current “measurements” to the “modelling” decision tools.
This issue was confirmed with representatives of science, the industry and regulatory organisations.
KiwiNet is supporting a follow-up foresighting workshop, addressing key issues around water management in agriculture that will contribute to the goal of a sustainable and productive agricultural industry in NZ.
While many discussions focus on regulation and restrictions, this meeting will focus on high tech solutions that can be implemented to increase sustainably and profitability. We aim to connect researchers and businesses from across New Zealand to investigate technological solutions to address our most challenging water management issues. For example: