Report on Plans and Priorities 2013-14

Analysis of Programs by Strategic Outcome

Sub-program 1.2.2 - Aboriginal Aquatic Resource and Oceans Management

Description

The Aboriginal Aquatic Resource and Oceans Management Program is a contribution program to assist Aboriginal groups to develop capacity to more effectively participate in aquatic resource and oceans management multi-stakeholder processes, at a broad watershed or ecosystem level. The Program provides funding to qualifying Aboriginal groups to form aquatic resource and oceans management organizations capable of hiring or contracting skilled personnel to effectively participate in decision-making and advisory processes. Other objectives achieved include: encouraging the establishment of collaborative management structures; and improving information-sharing among and between Aboriginal communities, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, and other stakeholders.

Financial Resources ($ millions)

Total Budgetary
Expenditures
(Main Estimates)
2013-14
Planned Spending
2013-14
Planned Spending
2014-15
Planned Spending
2015-16
15.1 15.1 15.1 15.1

Human Resources (FTE)

2013-14 2014-15 2015-16
10 10 10

Performance Measurement

Expected
Result
Performance
Indicator
Target
Aboriginal groups have the capacity to participate in aquatic resource and oceans management at a broad watershed or ecosystem level Number of watershed/ecosystem-based Aboriginal aquatic resources and oceans management organizations 30 by March 31, 2014

The Aboriginal Aquatic Resource and Oceans Management Sub-program is part of the Aboriginal Strategies and Governance Program.