AgriRisk Initiatives: Research and Development Contribution Funding Stream: Step 1. What this program offers

Important notice

The AgriRisk Initiatives: Research and Development Contribution Funding Stream is now open.

Project Summaries are accepted on a continuous basis until program funds have been allocated, or until otherwise posted on this website.

Step 1. What this program offers

The AgriRisk Initiatives (ARI) is a five-year program under the Canadian Agricultural Partnership that supports the development of new risk management tools. It is divided into three program components:

Total ARI program funding is approximately $55 million over five years, with the program ending March 31, 2023.

ARI R&D Stream - Contribution Funding

The ARI R&D stream prioritizes projects involving new financial tools which allow producers to manage a defined business risk.

Eligible activities include:

Issues that can be addressed are, but not limited to:

Financial tools include insurance products, options / futures / price pooling and other hedging tools.

Other activities that may be considered for support, targeting minor and emerging agricultural sectors (such as new or minor crops, etc.), include the development of new:

Projects under ARI R&D should also:

Ineligible project activities or objectives under ARI R&D include those that:

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