“INFFER imposes economic logic on the evaluation process while leaving ample scope for communities to include their values and judgements in the process. It simplifies the application of that logic to a level that staff of regional bodies can, with some training and experience, apply proficiently.”
Dr Graham Marshall, University of New England, 2011.
A key aim of our INFFER work is to have an impact on the way that environmental decision-making happens in Australia and beyond. At times it feels like a hard slog, so it’s nice to receive acknowledgement that we may in fact be making a real difference! A few months back we made a submission [...]
This year, Les McNamara, formerly from the Office of Environment and Heritage in NSW and now with Landcare Research in New Zealand, will use INFFER to assess the costs and benefits of several species-based biodiversity conservation projects and programmes underway on Banks Peninsula, New Zealand. Les and his colleagues at Landcare Research will work closely [...]