The Canadian Agricultural Adaptation Program (CAAP) was a 5-year, $163 million National program with the objective of facilitating the agriculture, agri-food, and agri-based products sector’s ability to seize opportunities, respond to new and emerging issues and pilot solutions to new and ongoing issues in order to adapt and remain competitive.
In Nova Scotia, Agri-Futures NS delivered over $4.6 million on projects. Projects could be for Nova Scotia only or collectively completed by more than one province. NS led 26 projects in partnership with other provinces and contributed to another 41 projects led by other provinces. In total, 95 projects were completed under CAAP.
Funds were utilized by the following sectors: Poultry and eggs, Dairy, Mink, Sheep, Beef, Bees, Blueberries, Vegetables, Other Berries, Apples and Tree Fruit, Grains, Oilseeds and Soil, Christmas Tree, Environment, Hemp, Hops, and Organic.
A complete list of CAAP projects can be found here: CAAP Projects 2009-2014