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Osoyoos Indian Band: "We have so many opportunities here; I think that is the greatest success” [Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada, AANDC]

Publisher: 
Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada
Year of publication: 
2012

“Situated in the Okanagan Valley in British Columbia, the Osoyoos Indian Band has a strong vision for its future, which it is realizing through initiatives in agriculture, eco-tourism, and commercial, industrial and residential developments. The combination of rich agricultural land and desert tracts provides ideal conditions for many of the Band's businesses, most notably their vineyards and winery.”

Roundtable Discussion Paper for the Twenty-Fifth Anniversary Session of IFAD’s Governing Council [The International Fund for Agricultural Development, IFAD]

Publisher: 
The International Fund for Agricultural Development
Year of publication: 
2003

“This paper draws on IFAD’s experience in the Asia and the Pacific and Latin America and the Caribbean regions, where the Fund has explicitly identified indigenous peoples as a major target group.”

AgriInvest [Canada Business Network, CBN]

Publisher: 
Government of Canada
Year of publication: 
2012

As an agricultural producer, if you set aside savings to protect yourself against a decline in your profits, you could get a matching amount from federal, provincial and territorial governments up to $22,500 per year.

Advance Payments Program [Canada Business Network, CBN]

Publisher: 
Government of Canada
Year of publication: 
2012

Are you a Canadian producer going through financial hardships? If so, help is readily available. You could get up to 50% of the average market price of your stored crops or unsold livestock. The limit on cash advances is $400,000 — the first $100,000 of which is interest-free.

New Land Purchase Program [Canada Business Network, CBN]

Publisher: 
Government of Canada
Year of publication: 
2012

You can have the Agricultural Development Board buy land on your behalf. You would then lease the land from the Board for up to six years and agree to buy it at the end of six years.

Canadian Agricultural Loans Act program [Canada Business Network, CBN]

Publisher: 
Government of Canada
Year of publication: 
2012

If you are an agricultural producer, you may qualify for a repayable loan guarantee that could help you secure easier access to credit.

Farm Land Identification Program [Canada Business Network, CBN]

Publisher: 
Government of Canada
Year of publication: 
2012

Apply to get your farmland and outbuildings registered in the Registry of Agricultural Land and you may get part of your provincial and municipal property taxes deferred. Your property must:

Agriculture and Agri-food Research and Statistics [Canada Business Network, CBN]

Publisher: 
Government of Canada
Year of publication: 
2012

Find statistics to monitor the agriculture, aquaculture or agri-food industry you operate within.

Business Management [Nova Scotia Agricultural College, NSAC]

Publisher: 
Year of publication: 
2012

A background in business education allows you mobility and freedom in your career. Our new Technology Diploma in Business Management provides you with the opportunity to obtain a solid business foundation and to combine it with something you love. Choose to study dairy animal genetics, to develop a plan for a pet- related business, to consider the forage needs of your horses, to select your own agriculture courses, or to learn how to propogate roses and lilies. The choice is yours!

International Food Business (IFB) [Nova Scotia Agricultural College, NSAC]

Publisher: 
Nova Scotia Agricultural College (NSAC)
Year of publication: 
2012

Nova Scotia Agricultural College and Dronten University of Applied Sciences in the Netherlands have joined forces to offer Dronten's new Bachelor of Administration Degree in International Food Business. This exciting new honours degree offers a year of international study and two work terms- one in North America and one in Europe. This four year degree underlines its international focus by beginning with a one week orientation in Iceland where European and North American students get to know one another while exploring the Icelandic food industry.

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