WHAT WE'RE WORKING ON NOW
CAPI has been examining the effect of various countries' domestic agricultural support systems on the competitiveness of Canadian farmers and food manufacturers and the returns available to them.
With NAFTA renegotiation talks in full swing, it is a critical time for a conversation on protecting and improving our shared food supply chain. CAPI and the Canada Institute of the Wilson Center (Washington, D.C.) know the importance of good debate and a robust marketplace for ideas. This short piece, written by Rory McAlpine and Mike Robach, encourages just such debate.
Subsidies in many countries encourage production increases that result in considerable surpluses and lower prices, according to a new CAPI study. Those productions increase fuel unsustainable production practices and the misallocation of natural resources.