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A number of pages on the Government of Saskatchewan's website have been professionally translated in French. These translations are identified by a yellow box in the right or left rail that resembles the link below. The home page for French-language content on this site can be found at:

Renseignements en Français

Where an official translation is not available, Google™ Translate can be used. Google™ Translate is a free online language translation service that can translate text and web pages into different languages. Translations are made available to increase access to Government of Saskatchewan content for populations whose first language is not English.

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Strategic Research Programs (SRP)

The federal and provincial governments have committed to provide funding for the salaries and benefits of the Strategic Research Program (SRP) chairs for a five-year period. This commitment assures stable funding to facilitate the recruitment and retention of the best research personnel. The chairs are responsible for attracting project funding from programs offered by public and private sectors to support their respective research program.

To provide focus, the ministry has developed a program framework for each chair to define the area of research and key deliverables. Based on the program framework, the ministry and each chair create a five-year research plan. The five-year research plan is used to identify and highlight research activities that will be undertaken in each year of the contract. Each chair provides an annual report for review by a program management team with representation from the ministry and the research institution where the position is housed.

Crop Genetic Improvement

Livestock Development

Food and Bioproducts Development

Soils and Environment

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