Type of Program:
The objective of the Mitigating Agricultural Risks Program is to enable the Newfoundland and Labrador agriculture and agri-foods industry to identify and respond to risks, and to implement risk prevention and risk mitigation measures.
Investments will support risk assessments, risk and emergency preparedness and planning, proactive risk mitigation measures, farm safety awareness, education, and implementation measures, on-farm and post-farm food safety programs and advisory services, biosecurity and traceability measures, plant health, and animal health and animal welfare systems. The Program will support risk management tools such as early identification of emerging risks, risk assessments and effective business management practices.
Comments on Funding:
Funding fo for-profit applicants is up to 75% of eligible expenses, to a maximum of $400,000 over the 5 years of the Canadian Agricultural Partnership.
Funding for not-for-profit groups and government is up to 100% of eligible expenses and up to 75% of eligible capital expenditures. They are not restricted to the $400,000 funding limit where the project has industry-wide benefit.
When It Ends:
March 31, 2023
The applicant must:
Applicants must submit the completed application form and supporting documents by email at CAP@gov.nl.ca, fax at 709-637-2589 or in hard copy by regular mail.
The applicant must submit:
Other Things to Note:
This program is part of the Canadian Agricultural Partnership, a $3 billion, five year, Federal-Provincial-Territorial (FPT) Framework Agreement that will expire on March 31, 2023.