The Nova Scotia Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture, and Nova Scotia Department of Agriculture
(formerly Agriculture and Fisheries) provides services
to the province's agriculture and fishing sectors ––
two of the biggest economies in the province's coastal
and rural regions.
Combined, these industries contribute almost $2 billion annually to the provincial economy and creates over 20,000 jobs. Please visit our site for information on the department's mission, business plan, accountability report, licensing, legislation and Routine Access Policy.
As well, visit the department's organizational structure made up of Policy and Planning, the Nova Scotia Agricultural College, and four Branches: