Morel Mushroom Harvest Site

Agriculture and Agri-Food Research

What is it?

The Agriculture & Agri-Food Research program investigates and evaluates:

  • Cultivation of new agricultural crops to increase diversification.
  • New production and processing techniques.
  • New value added agri-food products.
  • Commercial feasibility of non-timber forest products including syrups and mushrooms.

What is the purpose?

Funding is available for agricultural studies and pilot projects to investigate and evaluate the agriculture sector in the NWT. $10 000 is available for:

  • Research studies costs.
  • Pilot projects costs.
  • NOTE: Travel costs must be consistent with GNWT travel expense guidelines.

Eligible Recipients

All NWT residents, individual agriculture producers and agri-food processors, agri-businesses, non-profit organizations, agricultural associations, communities, and Territorial and Municipal government are eligible.

How do I apply?

  • Download and application below and submit it to your regional ITI office.
  • Provide detailed information including cost, objectives, and success indicators.
  • Financial accountability and a final report covering all final productions and indicators of success are required.

To learn more, contact your regional ITI office.