Budget 2019 – Agriculture Appendix

Recommended Investments

The Green Budget Coalition recommends that Canada invest $117 million/year for the next five years (2019-2024) to improve the sustainability, resilience and competitiveness of the agricultural sector via the following programs:

  1. Investing $109 million/year for 5 years in Agri-environmental programs
  2. Investing $4.4 million/year for 5 years in R&D in environmentally sustainable agriculture
  3. Investing $3.6 million/year for 5 years in food loss and waste (FLW) prevention programs to reduce the pressures on environmental goods and services 

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