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Governments of Canada and Saskatchewan announce renewed funding to build resiliency and public trust in agriculture

Regina, Saskatchewan – Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Today, the Governments of Canada and Saskatchewan announced more than $4.1 million to support Farm & Food Care Saskatchewan, Agriculture in the Classroom Saskatchewan and 4-H Saskatchewan over the next five years under the Sustainable Canadian Agricultural Partnership (Sustainable CAP). This investment supports the organizations that tell the story of agriculture in Saskatchewan and build public trust while developing the next generation of agriculture leaders.

Resiliency and Public Trust are priority areas for the Governments of Canada and Saskatchewan under Sustainable CAP. Recognizing the agriculture sector is a key economic driver, the governments are committed to investing in organizations that help consumers understand the industry, build trust and showcase its commitment to food safety, animal health, and the environment. Supporting Farm & Food Care Saskatchewan, Agriculture in the Classroom Saskatchewan and 4-H Saskatchewan helps industry and consumers stay informed, connected and empowered, which is critical for the success and sustainability of the industry.

Sustainable CAP will provide $175,000 to Farm & Food Care Saskatchewan, $325,000 to 4-H Saskatchewan and $325,000 to Agriculture in the Classroom Saskatchewan in each of the next five years to meet these objectives.

Source : Canada.ca

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