The purpose of Oyster Infrastructureand Training (OIT) Program is to assist oyster aquaculture operations to:

  • 1. Purchase  of  equipmentintended  to address  labour shortages  through  increased  product  handlingcapabilities,expand oyster seed rearing capacity,enhancetraceability and record keeping,orimprovethe maintenance of product quality during harvesting and transport ;
  • 2. Access training and educational opportunitiesto enhance oyster grower’sprofessional and business skills and to prepare their employees with necessary basic skills

To apply to the Oyster Infrastructure and Training (OIT) Program please download the Application Form and Guidelines.

If you have any questions about the OIT Program please contact Mel Pasher, Program Officer, at 782-377-3252 or via e-mail