As part of its initial focus, CGA-GDC will focus on facilitating the application for funding (grants/loans):
- Review current producers’ business plans and provide advice on improvements
- Engage with funders e.g. DAFF, PDAs, Ministry of Small Business Development, DTI etc.
- Engage with DFI's and other relevant funders.
As part of its initial focus, CGA-GDC will focus on facilitating access to markets:
- Assist growers in accessing domestic and export markets
- Engage with DTI, DAFF and NAMC to facilitate market access
- Assess potential of establishing a marketing co-operative
- Conduct marketing workshops to increase growers and understanding of citrus marketing.