Developing a new vision for the agriculture and agri-food sector in BC
October 23, 2020: BC Agriculture Council and Investment Agriculture Foundation of BC announced today the completion of a B.C. agriculture economic impact study that illustrates how agriculture is a significant economic contributor and an important piece of B.C.’s identity. Not only is the sector a core component of the province’s economy, it can play a major role in helping the province weather and recover from the pandemic-induced economic downturn, particularly in rural communities.
In March 2020, the two organizations embarked on a project called “Cultivating Prosperity in British Columbia” to lay the foundation for the development of a new vision for B.C.’s agriculture sector. In support of the project’s objectives, BCAC and IAF engaged with MNP LLP to conduct a study…
Read the full announcement: B.C. agriculture as the economic stabilizer after COVID-19 (PDF)
Read the report: Study of the British Columbia Agriculture Sector (PDF)