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To strengthen Canada's position in the global pork sector

To support and strengthen the pork sector, today, the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of National Revenue, announced up to $10.6 million to Swine Innovation Porc (SIP) through the AgriScience Program – Clusters Component, an initiative under the Sustainable Canadian Agricultural Partnership.

The Cluster seeks to enhance Canada's leading position in the global pork sector by conducting strategic research initiatives that will advance sustainability, resilience and growth opportunities. Research activities are expected to:

  • improve understanding of sector environmental and climate performance and strategies to reduce GHGs and environmental impacts
  • stimulate greater productivity and product quality through new insights and technologies
  • enhance animal welfare and respond to diseases
  • advance the fight against antimicrobial resistance
  • enhance the competitiveness of Canadian pork producers and processors
Source : Pig 333

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