Farm Adaptation Innovator Program

The Farm Adaptation Innovator Program (FAIP) seeks to build adaptive capacity and encourage the adoption of effective farm practices to help mitigate impacts related to climate change by supporting projects that:

  • Promote innovation in farm practices, approaches and technologies that support climate change adaptation
  • Demonstrate farm practices that reduce weather related production risks, and identify new production opportunities
  • Develop informational and knowledge sharing resources and support increased sector capacity to support adaptation

Eligible Activities

Project types supported through the program include applied research, pilots, demonstrations, and adoption facilitation. Funding is available to support projects in four different farm practice categories:

  • Soil and Crop Management (includes horticulture, orchards, viticulture, seeded forage and forage grown for seed)
  • Livestock, Pasture and Range Management (includes livestock water)
  • Water Management
  • Whole Farm and Business Management

Eligible Applicants

  • Individual B.C. agri-foods sector producers or groups of B.C. agri-foods sector producers
  • B.C. agri-food industry associations/organizations
  • Input, technology, support and advisory services providers
  • Academic institutions and/or other organizations and private sector businesses
  • B.C. First Nation governments, organizations, individuals and corporations
  • B.C. local governments, including regional districts and municipalities

Application Instructions

Canadian Agricultural Partnership