Attn Researchers – OAFRI Launches Targeted Call for Proposals

The Ontario Agri-Food Research Initiative (OAFRI) has opened its 2020-21 Call for Research Proposals.

OAFRI offers funding for research that stimulates innovation to support the growth and competitiveness of Ontario’s agri-food sector, promotes food safety and strengthens rural communities.

Priorities for the 2020-21 application year are:

  • food safety
  • plant health and protection
  • sustainable production systems

Public and private sector applicants from Ontario with capacity to perform quality research in the program priority areas are invited to apply.

The submission deadline is 2 p.m. on January 8, 2021.

For more details, visit the Ontario Agri-Food Research Initiative (OAFRI) webpage:

When seeking funding, researchers are encouraged to refer to the priorities and target research outcomes in the Canadian Beef Research and Technology Transfer Strategy. Continue reading