Sustainable Food and Fibre Futures
SFF Futures supports problem-solving and innovation in New Zealand’s food and fibre sectors by co-investing in initiatives that make a positive and lasting difference. From small grassroots community projects to large-scale industry development, we want to hear your ideas.
Sustainable Food and Fibre Futures Sitemap
- Alternative proteins
- Animal health and welfare
- Natural fibres
- Seafood and aquatic
- Other biological products
DURING THE COVID-19 EMERGENCY
COVID-19 and the drought in many regions are causing challenges. Our SFF Futures team is working and still processing funding applications.
Contact us if you have initiatives that gear up our food and fibre industries for the future.
A member of our team will reply to you.
Video – Make it happen (2.14)
Learn how SFF Futures can help bring your ideas to life.
Every innovation, every leap forward, every new way of doing something, starts with an idea.
Often that’s the easy part. The real challenge is bringing it to life.
Now there’s a way to make that easier. A way to connect with others, to help explore and discover new perspectives, new opportunities, and new ways of doing things. A way to collaborate and take ideas from “it’s possible” to “we did it”. A way to shift gear and meet our challenges head on and create a richer future for our mokopuna.
A way to get behind those with big ideas… and even bigger aspirations. To give flight to truly transformative initiatives being developed for the benefit and prosperity of the collective good – for our sectors, our people, our environment and our country.
SFF Futures is a new investment programme from the Ministry for Primary Industries designed to back new game-changing innovations across the food and fibre sectors. With an annual budget of $40 million and the scope to co-fund projects under $100,000 to over $5 million, SFF Futures offers investment opportunities for innovative initiatives at every level from small grassroots community projects to large-scale industry development.
The food and fibre sectors need new ideas and we want to help bring them to life. We need to keep pace with the changing world around us, to improve sustainability, to deliver more value, and to position ourselves as global leaders in our sectors.
If you have an idea – big or small – that you think New Zealand needs, talk with us now, and let’s see how we can go about making it happen.
SFF Futures. Make it happen.
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Primary Growth Partnership and Sustainable Farming Fund
SFF Futures replaces the Primary Growth Partnership (PGP) and the Sustainable Farming Fund (SFF). These are now closed for applications. MPI will continue to support current projects and programmes until their completion.