18.01.2024 · Zoom

Explore the dynamic landscape of Canadian agriculture in our upcoming webinar, where we delve into the crucial role of land use in shaping the future of agriculture and food in Canada. In an era emphasizing environmental and economic sustainability and food security, understanding agricultural land use is essential. Our diverse panel will explore the interplay […]

11.12.2023 · Zoom

Canadian animal agriculture has among the lowest emissions intensities in the world. Policies that integrate sustainability, food security and growth can help meet climate targets and SDGs, and build Canada’s comparative advantage. Join CAPI’s Managing Director Tyler McCann and Director of Research Al Mussell, along with a panel of experts to discuss common challenges and […]

29.11.2023 · Zoom

Register for this webinar now.  Animal agriculture in Canada is a complex and interconnected system, and while there are differences, many challenges and opportunities are shared. Its value and impact cannot be measured with simple metrics and requires a comprehensive approach.Improving economic, environmental, and social sustainability across animal agriculture requires common solutions, including growth-oriented policies, […]

08.11.2023 · Zoom

Register for this webinar now. Water security, food security, and national security are inextricably linked. This is because agriculture – the driver of food security – is limited by water quantity, quality, and availability. In some Canadian jurisdictions, water access can be improved through irrigation or drainage infrastructure. Responsible water planning must recognize the strong relationship between […]

12.07.2023 · Zoom

Year One of CAPI’s 2022-2024 Doctoral Fellowship is coming to a close, and that means our fellows have produced four impressive individual reports on the intersection of agricultural trade, the environment, and food security. Topics range from behavioural insights in promoting the adoption of sustainable ag practices, to vertical farming and its contribution to the […]


Amid persistent climate perturbations, water quantity and quality will redefine agri-food production and trade. Meanwhile, the United Nations predict a global population of over 9.1 billion by 2050, requiring 70% more food production. Canada, the world’s 5th largest exporter of agricultural commodities, has access to upwards of 20% of the world’s surface freshwater supply and […]

27.03.2023 · Elora, Ontario

The Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute (CAPI) and the Ontario Agriculture College are hosting a presentation and panel discussion on the important topic of the resiliency of Canada’s agri-food supply chain. Over the last several years supply chains have faced significant pressures from the pandemic, extreme weather, climate change and other disruptions. Taking a proactive approach, […]

24.01.2023 · Saskatoon, SK and Online

With the launch of the Federal Sustainable Agriculture Strategy, the Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute (CAPI) and Ag-West Bio are bringing together leaders to discuss the role that innovation plays in improved sustainability in agriculture. Event recording Presentation slides

31.01.2023 · The Westin Ottawa, TwentyTwo

The world is changing and agriculture and food are on the front lines. A multilateral system under stress, increasing demand, pressures on production and more are colliding to tighten supplies, increase food insecurity, and challenge trade. As a top food-exporting nation, how Canada chooses to respond will define our place in the world. Canada has […]