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Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada is no longer available as an eligible location of tenure for new fellows under the Visiting Fellowships in Canadian Government Laboratories Program.

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) works to ensure the Canadian agriculture and agri-food sector has the best chance to thrive in both domestic and international markets. Its mandate is to provide information, research, and technology, as well as policies and programs to achieve security of the food system, health of the environment and innovation for growth. More than 4,000 employees, including nearly 600 scientists, work at AAFC’s headquarters in Ottawa and its 19 Research Centres and other sites located across the country. To learn more about the Department of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, please visit our Web site at This link will take you to another Web site www.agr.gc.ca.

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