New taskforce to oversee national livestock genetics funding decisions

Applications are being called for candidates to fill a new skills-based taskforce, which will oversee future national livestock genetics research funding decisions. The National Livestock Genetics Consortium Taskforce will decide in future which cattle and sheep genetics research projects should be recommended for funding by the MLA board. The application process to fill 10 places on the taskforce opened last night, following a meeting of livestock genetics research industry stakeholders in Brisbane yesterday. A selection committee made up of funders will select the skills-based taskforce by the end of this month, which will allow the new funding process for the period from now…

Source: Beef Central
New taskforce to oversee national livestock genetics funding decisions