August 2nd, 2013
Halifax, Nova Scotia, July 19, 2013 – Today, federal, provincial and territorial (FPT) agriculture Ministers wrapped up their annual meeting which focused on the potential of Growing Forward 2 to spur innovation and market growth in Canada’s agriculture, agri food and agri-products sector.
“Growing Forward 2 is an exciting step forward for our innovative Canadian sector, providing the strategic investments necessary to advance innovation and broaden our markets,” said federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz. “I am extremely proud of our record of collaboration and dedication to ensuring our farmers, processors and exporters are on strong footing to take full advantage of the trade and market opportunities emerging around the world.”
Growing Forward 2 will help drive transformative change by proactively investing in innovation, market access and development, and regulatory reform.