Gov’t pulls funding for Plant Protein Alliance of Alberta
By Diego Flammini, Farms.com
Apr 28, 2021
An Alberta ag industry group will have to cease operations because of a lack of government funding.
The Plant Protein Alliance of Alberta (PPAA) formed three years ago to help processors, suppliers, researchers and other stakeholders connect with one another.
“We formed because we saw a need and having a connecting organization would fill that need,” Allison Ammeter, chair of the PPAA, told Farms.com.
In addition to charging membership fees over the past two years, PPAA received about $250,000 of funding from Alberta Agriculture and Forestry each year to help run the organization.
PPAA was in the process of...