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Agri-Food Data Canada

An innovation platform for Canada’s agriculture and food sectors


Agri-Food Data Canada at the University of Guelph will help provide the tools needed to produce enough food for the growing human population, while sustaining the ecosystems on which we depend for life.

By leveraging the power of leading-edge data science, agri-food research, and biodiversity science. Food from Thought will position Canada as a global leader in the development of innovative solutions that improve both the sustainability and productivity of food systems – local, regional and global.


ADC – a platform leveraging leading-edge data science, agri-food research, and biodiversity science providing opportunities for innovative partnerships

On-demand Capabilities

ADC – a state-of-the-art data management system
where authorized users have access to on-demand
provision computing capabilities, such as server time
and network storage.


ADC built to be scalable, discoverable enabling
collaborations – data driven.

Open Innovation

ADC will provide for seamless sharing of data and
information in a complex data environment using
state-of-the-art data standards, security and data
governance – everyone at the table