Addressing Barriers to Agricultural Employment and Expanding the Agricultural Workforce Pilot Projects

This final report summarizes the activities associated with the pilot projects for increasing agricultural labour force participation among Aboriginal people, immigrants, and persons with disabilities.

The contents include a summary of the research, consultation, industry validation, success case study development, and success criteria identification. The process for recruitment and selection of pilot project sites and the development of a hiring guide for target labour sources is also described.

The report includes an interim summative evaluation of the pilot projects, including outcomes, applicant perspectives, strengths and challenges of the projects, and lessons learned.