ON invests $343M in agri-food research, innovation


The Government of Ontario announced a $343M investment over five years to support agri-food research and innovation. The Ontario Agri-Food Innovation Alliance—which is a collaboration between the University of Guelph, the provincial government, and the Agricultural Research Institute of Ontario (ARIO)—will use the funds for research on food safety and animal welfare as well as workforce skills development. “This collaboration has been a key driver of important research that has led to significant and important agri-food innovations in Ontario,” said ARIO Chair Lorne Hepworth. Work will be supported by research centres owned by the ARIO and managed by UoGuelph.

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