Public Agriculture Literacy

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Service Information


Canadian Agricultural Partnership

For Further Information Contact:

Tel: 780-427-3980
Application Deadline
Sept 28, 2018
Registered agricultural groups, not-for-profit organizations, rural municipal governments

Service Details
  The Public Agriculture Literacy program supports initiatives that build industry communication capacity to increase public and consumers’ awareness and understanding of agriculture and the food production system.

One or more of the following activities related to public agriculture literacy is eligible for funding and may be included in an Application:

  • planning, organizing and hosting agriculture literacy awareness summits, workshops and conferences;
  • recruitment and training of agriculture industry spokesperson;
  • development of resources such as videos, website, educational materials, displays, publication and other awareness and educational resources;
  • development and implementation of strategic communication campaigns; and
  • bench-marking studies or needs assessments.

Eligible applicants include: Alberta-based agricultural groups registered under the Societies Act, such as an applied research/forage association, commodity groups, incorporated not-for-profit organizations* or recognized (as determined by the Minister) form of rural municipal government in Alberta, including a Municipal District (including a County and Hamlet), a Special Area, a Specialized Municipality or an Improvement District.*.

*Please note that any non-agriculture industry groups require collaboration with and support from the agriculture industry.

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Last Reviewed/Revised on October 4, 2018.