With up to 10,000 hectares being suitable for development for agricultural purposes, it is rare to find this amount of greenfield land that has not been previously developed.
The Tiwi Islands create a natural biodiversity due to its isolation from the mainland. With current existing port infrastructure and barge services to support the agricultural activities, the Tiwi Islands presents a unique opportunity.
Tropical exotic fruit trees – rambutan, jackfruit, durian, cocoa, coffee, pepper and mangosteen
Sub-tropical to semi-arid tropical fruits – banana, mango, citrus, papya, pawpaw, passionfruit, dragon fruit and pineapple
Ornamentals – heliconia and ginger
Vegetables – pumpkin, cucumber, snake gourd, sin qua, luffa, snake bean, taro, yam bean
Herbs chilli, okra, basil, kangkung, coriander, parsley
Fruits – bitter melon, hairy melon, winter melon, long melon, watermelon, rockmelon, honeydew melon and hami melon, coconut
Hay and fodder crops rhodes grass – sabi grass, aerobic rice, cavalcade or fodder peanuts
Grains and pulses rice – grain sorghum, corn and peanuts
Fibre and industrial crops – kenaf, cassava, oil palm and guar
Forestry – cypress pine, acacia mangium and eucalyptus
Native fruit – Kakadu plum
Farming – Buffalo