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Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada



Departments of the Government of Canada

Agriculture and Agri-Food (AAFC)
Agriculture et Agroalimentaire Canada
Minister Gerry Ritz
Established N/A
Responsibilities Canadian Dairy Commission

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Grain Commission

Farm Credit Canada

National Farm Products Council

Prairie Farm Rehabilitation Administration

Research Branch

Rural Secretariat

Employees N/A
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The Department of Agriculture and Agri-Food, also referred to as Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) (French: Agriculture et Agroalimentaire Canada), is the department of the government of Canada with responsibility for policies governing agriculture production, farming income, research and development, inspection, and the regulation of animals and plants. It also has responsibilities regarding rural development. It is popularly called Ag-Canada.

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The current Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food is Gerry Ritz.

Organizations which Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada is responsible for include:

  • Canadian Dairy Commission
  • Canadian Food Inspection Agency
  • Canadian Grain Commission
  • Farm Credit Canada
  • National Farm Products Council
  • Prairie Farm Rehabilitation Administration
  • Research Branch
  • Rural Secretariat
  • Cooperatives Secretariat

See also

  • Minister of Agriculture (Canada)
  • Secretary of State (Rural)
 
This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License. It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Agriculture_and_Agri-Food_Canada". A list of authors is available in Wikipedia.
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