Agriculture

Strategic Policy & Innovation Division

Mandate
Provide leadership, co-ordination and development of policy, program, legislation and research initiatives that enhance Manitoba's agri-food industry and rural economy. Conduct sector economic analysis and provide agriculture and food statistics and industry market intelligence. Provide support to various boards and commissions and lead development of research activities with stakeholders that support industry diversification, innovation and adaptation.
 

Sector Policy, Planning  & Programs

Mandate
Sector Policy, Planning, and Programs - advances policy and programs that foster an environment for competitiveness, adaptability and sustainability of Manitoba’s agriculture and food industry. Provides knowledge and analysis to facilitate effective policy development and industry strategic planning.    

Research & Market Intelligence

Mandate
Research and Market Intelligence - provides expertise and industry-leading knowledge to inform government policies and for delivering programs related to research and market information in the agri-food sector. Ensures Manitoba's capacity for industry sector research is commensurate with the sector's needs and is utilized to achieve industry and provincial goals.
 

Boards, Commissions and Legislation

Mandate
Boards, Commissions and Legislation - provides administrative, technical and regulatory support to 17 boards, councils, commissions and tribunals that deliver on important government priorities. Coordinates the legislative and regulatory matters administered by the department to ensure acts, regulations and order are consistent with government direction and department policy.