Think tank

Australian Farm Institute

AFI

Sydney, Australia

The Australian Farm Institute has been created to carry out this strategic role on behalf of Australian farmers. The Institute’s founders recognised that in order to successfully develop and promote policies that will benefit farmers, it is essential that those policies are soundly based, and are supported by rigorous and objective research. It's main objective is to enhance the economic and social wellbeing of farmers and the agricultural sector in Australia by conducting highly credible public policy research, and promoting the outcomes to policy-makers and the wider community.

Contact details

Website:
http://www.farminstitute.org.au/

Address:
Australian Farm Institute, Suite 73/61 Marlborough Street, Surry Hills, NSW 2010, Australia

Country:
Australia

Sub-region:
Australia and New Zealand

Areas of focus

Topics of research
Geographics of focus
Australia
Operating languages
English

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Year founded
2004
Age (years)
Australian Farm Institute
 18
Australia average
 32
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: N/A
Leadership
Leader(s) (2021): Richard Heath
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2020): Richard Heath
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2019): Richard Heath
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2021
Australian Farm Institute
 5
Australia average
 143
Global average
 86
2020
Australian Farm Institute
 5
2016
Australian Farm Institute
 7
% Female staff
2021
Australian Farm Institute
 100%
Australia average
 44%
Global average
 48%
2020
Australian Farm Institute
 80%
% Female researchers
2021
Australian Farm Institute
 100%
Australia average
 29%
Global average
 16%
2020
Australian Farm Institute
 100%

Organisational performance

Publications
2020
Australian Farm Institute
 38
Australia average
 20
Global average
 34
2019
Australian Farm Institute
 8
2015
Australian Farm Institute
 32
Financials
2020
Australian Farm Institute
 $808,085
Australia average
 $53,274,142
Global average
 $199,879,694
2019
Australian Farm Institute
 $321,076
2015
Australian Farm Institute
 $773,994

Social

Likes (2022)
Australian Farm Institute
 643
Australia average
 31,095
Global average
 32,642
Likes (2021)
Australian Farm Institute
 542
Twitter
Followers (2022)
Australian Farm Institute
 10,832
Australia average
 9,596
Global average
 19,218
Followers (2021)
Australian Farm Institute
 10,463
Followers (2019)
Australian Farm Institute
 9,325
Subscribers (2022)
Australian Farm Institute
 104
Australia average
 6,209
Global average
 5,610
Subscribers (2021)
Australian Farm Institute
 100
Subscribers (2019)
Australian Farm Institute
 65
Followers (2022)
Australian Farm Institute
 1,453
Australia average
 6,252
Global average
 16,346

Data notes

Last updated: 12/03/2022
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: Observatoire des Think Tanks Directory, Organisation´s website
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