Painting of Murnong (yam daisy) by Boon Wurrung artist Adam Magennis
Aboriginal Victorians leading the commercial production of Victoria’s native food and botanicals.
Agriculture Victoria and the Federation of Victorian Traditional Owner Corporations (the Federation) have partnered to support Traditional Owners and other Aboriginal Victorians to lead the development of Victoria’s native food and botanicals industry.
About Djakitjuk Djanga
Djakitjuk Djanga (Country’s food) is a new program that is being delivered by the Federation in collaboration with Agriculture Victoria.
Under Djakitjuk Djanga, grants of up to $200,000 (excl GST) will be available to eligible Aboriginal businesses and organisations to help overcome key resource related barriers to commercially producing native plants for use as food and botanicals.
Djakitjuk Djanga will also establish a Community of Practice to help progress Aboriginal leadership of Victoria’s native food and botanicals industry.
Djakitjuk Djanga applications closed Wednesday 6 May 2020.
For more information, or to apply through the Federation’s website, visit fvtoc.com.au/native-foods-and-botanicals or contact:
Djakitjuk Djanga is a Dja Dja Wurrung language term that means ‘Country’s food’. It is used with the generous permission of the Dja Dja Wurrung Clans Aboriginal Corporation.