Key departmental initiatives

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada is always working on new initiatives to help to support Canada's agricultural sector and its producers and processors.

The Canadian Agricultural Partnership
The Canadian Agricultural Partnership is a five-year, $3 billion investment by federal, provincial and territorial governments to strengthen the agriculture, agri-food and agri-based products sector, set to launch in April 2018.

A Food Policy for Canada
The first-of-its-kind in Canada, A Food Policy for Canada will set a long-term vision for our health, environmental, social, and economic goals related to food, while identifying actions we can take in the short-term. A food policy will help address issues and pursue opportunities in areas related to the production, processing, distribution, and consumption of food – covering all aspects of the food chain.

Growing Forward 2
Growing Forward 2 is an agreement between the federal, provincial and territorial governments to help create a more profitable and innovative agriculture and agri-food sector. It also provides flexible programs to meet the needs of producers Canada-wide. Find out more about what this means for producers across the country.

Crops initiatives supporting producers
List of issues and priorities being addressed to support producers and their business and create new opportunities.

Date modified: