Indigenous Agriculture and Relationship Development

Indigenous Agriculture and Food Systems

The Indigenous Agriculture and Food Systems program supports projects and activities that increase food security and food sovereignty, support the revitalization of traditional food systems, training, skill and resource development, climate change adaptation, and/or increases Indigenous participation within Manitoba's agriculture and agri-food sector.

Eligible Applicant

The Indigenous Agriculture and Food Systems program is open to the following First Nation, Métis, and Inuit Indigenous Groups, including:

  • Businesses and organizations
  • Communities
  • Government
  • Primary producers
  • Other Indigenous-led groups undertaking agricultural initiatives

Eligible Expenses

Eligible expenses are directly related to the execution of an approved project. The program will support initiatives across three funding streams:

  • Planning and Consulting
  • Training and Resource Development
  • Capital Equipment and Software

List of funding streams:

Planning and Consulting

Supports access to community driven culturally relevant assistance services and the development of resource materials

Training and Resource Development

Supports incremental group learning activities, knowledge transfer events, and resource development.

Capital Equipment and Software

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Supports access to capital items required in implementing and/or scaling up food system/agriculture projects from production and processing to preservation