Report on Plans and Priorities 2013-14

Analysis of Programs by Strategic Outcome

Sub-program 1.3.4 - Aquaculture Collaborative Research and Development Program

Description

Direct collaboration with the Canadian aquaculture industry and other key partners in research and development improves the international competitiveness of the Canadian industry by teaming industry with departmental researchers. This direct collaboration facilitates the development of new knowledge, technology transfer, and the commercialization of research by Canada's aquaculture industry. The research and development conducted under this program seeks to optimize fish health, fish production, and environmental performance by industry. The Program allocates funds to collaborative research projects that are proposed and jointly funded by aquaculture producer partners. Through this program, the Department seeks to create the conditions that support an internationally competitive and sustainable Canadian aquaculture industry.

Financial Resources ($ millions)

Total Budgetary
Expenditures
(Main Estimates)
2013-14
Planned Spending
2013-14
Planned Spending
2014-15
Planned Spending
2015-16
2.3 2.3 2.3 2.3

Human Resources (FTE)

2013-14 2014-15 2015-16
12 12 12

Performance Measurement

Expected
Result
Performance
Indicator
Target
Government and the Canadian aquaculture industry work collaboratively to address existing and emerging aquaculture research and development priorities Percentage of identified research priorities being addressed through collaborative research projects with industry 90% by March 31, 2014

The Aquaculture Collaborative Research and Development Sub-program is part of the Sustainable Aquaculture Program.