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Wool Stocktake : AWI Annual Report 2014-15
$932,000 project expenditure + 2.5 AWI staff (full time equivalent) • Maintenance and improvement of Australia's capacity to predict wool production volumes and value. • Maintaining a retail and trade intelligence database, and disseminating this in a timely fashion to AWI partners and other stakeholders. • Tracking consumer attitudes, awareness, and barriers to consumption in key wool retail markets. • The 2010-13 Strategic Plan placed significant emphasis on Business Intelligence. Reflecting the rapidly changing consumer market environment, and rapid evolution of regional wool textile activity, the current Strategic Plan will increase emphasis in this area. • Overall, our intent is to comfortably exceed AWI's statutory obligations for measurement and evaluation, ensuring that measurement and evaluation processes are effectively integrated in all areas of AWI's planning and operations. Business intelligence: Accurate forecasting of Australian wool production. Three Australian Wool Production Forecasting Committee reports were released -- in August 2014, December 2014 and April 2015. AWI and MLA's joint 'Wool and Sheepmeat' surveys of producers were conducted in October 2014, February 2015 and June 2015. Business intelligence: Generate and disseminate analysis of global retail and trade market data. AWI's monthly Market Intelligence Reports were provided as part of AWI's monthly e-newsletter for Australian woolgrowers and on the Wool.com and Woolmark.com websites. AWI's Weekly Price Reports were provided each Friday via email and were available on the Wool.com and Woolmark.com websites. Market intelligence data was also disseminated at various woolgrower and trade events throughout the year. Business intelligence: Monitor consumer attitudes and awareness. AWI continued to collect consumer insight and trend monitor information from a range of sources -- these have been provided to key staff in the AWI Marketing and Global Business Development areas. Consumer tracking surveys continued to be undertaken to assess consumer attitudes and awareness to wool and Merino products, barriers to increased consumption, target consumer segments, and consumer information-sourcing behaviours. Monitoring & Evaluation: Implement evaluation plans for all AWI program investment areas. Survey-based data collections were implemented for a number of programs and needs to be expanded in 2015/16. Monitoring & Evaluation: Comprehensive reporting of investment performance. 21 ex-poste evaluations have now been completed. Monitoring & Evaluation: Routine evaluation of all investment proposals. Internal processes adhered to for evaluation of all investment proposals. REPORT OF 2014/15 OPERATIONS -- GLOBAL BUSINESS SERVICES
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