Traceability Training Program FAQs

Traceability Training Program FAQs

What is the Program Designed to support?

The Growing Forward 2 (GF2) Traceability Training Program is designed to support training sessions, such as seminars, conferences, and workshops that increase the knowledge and capacity of industry and supply chain participants to successfully implement quality traceability systems. Training sessions must be related to at least one of the three pillars of traceability: 1) premises identification, 2) animal and product identification (including age verification), and 3) animal and product movement tracking.

How are costs shared?

100% of eligible expenses, up to a maximum of $25,000. Eligible expenses include:

  • Training session facility, including audio-visual equipment rental charges.
  • Incremental staff costs to provide training directly or to make presentations at training sessions.
  • Incremental staff costs to handle the administration of training sessions.
  • Costs for materials and supplies for training sessions.
  • Advertising costs for training sessions.
  • Third-party consultant costs to manage the project.
  • Speaker fees for training sessions.
  • Costs for the development of information and training materials.
  • Reasonable travel-related expenses, as set out in the Alberta Growing Forward 2 Travel
  • Expense Policy posted on the Alberta Growing Forward 2 website, as may be amended.
  • Other reasonable expenses approved by the Minister.

Who can participate?

Industry boards, commissions and agencies, educational institutions, and non-profit organizations that represent the agri-food industry.

How do I Apply?

To learn more about the program and how to apply contact the Traceability Branch at 780-643-1572.

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