Ottawa – The Canadian Federation of Agriculture (CFA) is the newest companion to hitch Canada’s Food & Agri-Tech Engine in recognition of the important thing function innovation has within the agriculture sector. Canada’s largest farm organization has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Bioenterprise Canada to collaborate on uniting and strengthening agri-food innovation throughout the nation.
“Farmers have a true understanding of the innovation needs on the ground and we welcome the opportunity to work more closely with the primary production sector so we can support and advance the new technologies and opportunities that will best serve the industry’s short and long-term success,” says Bioenterprise Canada CEO Dave Smardon.
For CFA, which represents roughly 200,000 farm households from coast to coast, innovation is crucial in supporting the sustainability, productiveness and international competitiveness Canadian agriculture wants now and sooner or later. The partnership will assist the organization construct nearer connections to the Canadian innovation sector by Bioenterprise’s nationwide community whereas retaining farmers higher knowledgeable about rising applied sciences and alternatives.
“As a group founded on the principle of speaking with a unified voice, we believe Bioenterprise Canada is playing an important role in bringing together what can otherwise be a fragmented innovation ecosystem,” says CFA President Mary Robinson. “CFA looks forward to ensuring farmers have a strong voice in driving agricultural innovation and ensuring Canada has an environment conducive to the adoption of new practices and technologies.”
Source : CFA