Support businesses and industry groups to gain a<br>deeper understanding of their customers and their markets<br>to identify and exploit potential opportunities Providing funding assistance to industry groups and<br>businesses for international keynote speakers and experts to<br>come to New Zealand to speak at conferences and forums Encourage and support industry sectors and businesses to develop and implement<br>innovative solutions to assist with transformational change within agribusiness value<br>chains, with focus on the agricultural, horticultural and forestry sectors AGMARDT recognises the significant benefit to the New Zealand Agribusiness sector from supporting future<br>leaders and capability programmes for individuals and groups to grow their potential through domestic and international<br>management and leadership training opportunities including experience and exposure to global markets Building research capabilities within New Zealand's science<br>community, in new and expanding areas of research within the<br>agricultural, horticultural and forestry sectors