Resilient Agricultural Landscape Program

The Resilient Agricultural Landscape Program helps improve the environmental resiliency of agricultural landscapes by accelerating the adoption of on-farm land use and management practices that maximize benefits for the environment and society.


To be eligible, you must be a farm or Mi’kmaq conducting farming activities in a Mi’kmaw community. Applicants must meet 1 of the following criteria:

  • be a registered landowner on the current certificate of title or deed to the land
  • be entitled to become the registered landowner on certificate of title or deed to the land under a contract, court order or any other legal instrument
  • have an agreement of purchase and sale under the Veterans’ Land Act
  • have a valid land rental agreement (or lease agreement for agricultural Crown Lands) to manage land for the relevant term of the project and acknowledgement from the registered landowner
  • be a Mi’kmaq, Métis Nation or Inuit person or a Mi’kmaq, Métis Nation or Inuit organization managing agricultural land
  • be a delivery agent, who is acting on behalf of several individual producers and landowners (who qualifies as an eligible applicant working on eligible lands)

Refer to the Program Guidelines for detailed eligibility.

Deadline or important dates

Program opening: 5 May 2023
Application deadline: 31 July 2023
Claim deadline: 29 February 2024

How to apply

Applications are closed.


Department of Agriculture
Programs Division
74 Research Drive
Bible Hill, NS B6L 2R2

Phone: 902-893-6377
Toll-free: 1-866-844-4276
Fax: 902-893-7579


Program Guidelines