Organic Science Cluster III: Call for Letters of Intent

The Organic Federation of Canada (OFC), in collaboration with Dalhousie University's Organic Agriculture Centre of Canada (OACC), are pleased to announce the Call for Letters of Intent for research in Organic Science Cluster III (2018-2023).  This Letter of Intent process is being conducted in anticipation that Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada's (AAFC) next Agricultural Policy Framework will include another Science Cluster Initiative.

Please find attached to this email (and also available at

  • Letter of Intent Guidelines for Researchers. Please read this document carefully, as it provides details of the application process, priority research areas, and further guidance about what should be included in a Letter of Intent.
  • Letter of Intent Submission Form. Please use this form for submitting a Letter of Intent, following the noted page limits and instructions.

Please note that due to time and budget considerations, this Call for Letters of Intent is being issued in English and we request that all Letters of Intent be submitted in English.

For the latest updates and details related to Organic Science Cluster III, please see Should you have any questions about this Call for Letters of Intent, or other Organic Science Cluster III related questions, please do not hesitate to contact:

The deadline for submission of Letters of Intent is April 10, 2017.

We invite you to share this Call for Letters of Intent within your universities and faculties, and with fellow researchers and colleagues. 

Warmest regards,

Joanna White, M.Sc., P.Ag.

Communications Officer
Organic Agriculture Centre of Canada
Department of Plant, Food, and Environmental Sciences
Faculty of Agriculture
Dalhousie University
Truro, NS B2N 5E3
OACC website:

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