Other Programs

IAF delivers a variety of government programs to assist the agriculture and food processing industries in BC.

Poultry Biosecurity Program

This program was created to help the BC industry develop enhanced on-farm biosecurity programs and an emergency response program that can be immediately activated to prevent a detected outbreak from spreading.

Funding is available for projects that address the following key activity areas identified in the Poultry Industry Biosecurity/Emergency Response Strategic Plan:

  • Implement enhanced bio-security protocols
  • Develop an emergency response management plan that links to the provincial FADES plan
  • Develop an effective and comprehensive risk management program


  • Industry Groups
  • Those carrying out projects that will benefit everyone in the sector


Emergency Response Strategic Plan

Emergency Response Work Plan

Learn More About the Program

If you would like more information or are interested in applying to the Poultry Biosecurity Program, please contact us.

Closed Programs

The following programs are no longer accepting applications or are closed.

Emergency On-Farm Support Fund

Emergency On-Farm Support Fund

The Emergency On-Farm Support Fund provided funding to support protections for domestic and temporary foreign workers and address COVID-19 outbreaks on farms.

Emergency Processing Fund

Emergency Processing Fund

Catalyzing strategic investments to maintain and increase domestic food production and processing during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Canadian Seafood Stabilization Fund

Canadian Seafood Stabilization Fund

Building the resilience of fish and seafood processors to maintain domestic fish and seafood production during and after the COVID-19 pandemic.

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