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51 results found for: economic development and trade

Organizations: Agriculture and Rural Development (2008-2015) Audience: General Public

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November 1, 2014

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The Government of Alberta, seeking ways to ensure the province’s rural economy continues to flourish, created a Rural Economic Development Task Force in early 2014. This action plan, a result of the task force’s work, outlines the steps that governments, industries, businesses and communities can...


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January 30, 2009

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An economic analysis of north and central Alberta beef operations has yielded significant insights regarding the durability of the industry over the past 10 years and opportunities for profit driven change. Key drivers supporting the “economics of change” are farm level financial strengths and...


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January 1, 2013

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The Economics Branch of Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development (ARD) have been monitoring sugar beet production costs and returns since the early 1970's. This program is a valuable source of information on benchmarks (averages) for sugar beets grown in Alberta. Results from these studies have...


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December 15, 2010

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The purpose of this trip was to promote the dynamic agricultural sector of the New West Partnership region, gain insights on emerging opportunities and constraints to growing trade, and to undertake advocacy and advance Alberta’s trade and investment interests.


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January 1, 2013

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The purpose of this fact sheet is to introduce producers to the food service industry and the needs of their buyers. It outlines the elements for creating successful business relationships.


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January 1, 2013

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Attracting population to small rural communities can be a challenge as most people prefer to settle in larger cities where the draw of family, friends, ethnic networks and jobs is strong. However, rural communities can attract and retain population by promoting the benefits of living and working...


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December 7, 2009

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The purpose of this travel was to promote the high quality attributes of Alberta agriculture and agri-food products, gain market insight, support Alberta industry presence at the Canada Food Expo, and advocate for enhanced market access for Canadian beef and beef products.


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July 11, 2013

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This mission, led by Minister Olson included Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development veterinarians and specialists in the areas of livestock feeding regimes and Canada-Kazakhstan trade relations, as well as representatives of Alberta’s agriculture industry, coordinated government and industry...


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September 5, 2008

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The purpose of this trip was to press Alberta’s trade interests and priorities in the World Trade Organization negotiations through discussions and meetings with Canada’s agriculture and trade ministers, ambassadors/representatives of key WTO member countries, and WTO officials during the WTO...


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January 1, 2014

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This manual provides a comprehensive resource and reference tool for both new and experienced producers a all scales of commercial vegetable production on the Prairies.