CAPI commissioned Al Mussell and Darryl Robinson to revisit the findings of the 2020 feasibility study on small scale meat processing plants as a means of mitigating risks to meat supplies in Canada in light of Covid-19 disruptions. The 2020 CAPI study was prepared by University of Alberta Professor James Rude. The study found that simply building more, smaller/regional meat processing plants; […]
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CAPI leads, catalyzes and coordinates independent strategic and policy analysis on emerging agri-food issues, engages stakeholders in dialogue, and advances public policy.
In early 2020, the Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute (CAPI) launched a research program under the theme Creating Prosperity from Chaos. Initially, the chaos referred to disruptions in global trade, the sustainability of agri-food systems, and food security. However, chaos took on a new meaning when the pandemic began, impacting the health and wellbeing of all […]
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