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Way Forward for Sustained, Long-term Growth: Optimizing Land Use At the end of 3 major dialogues in 2017 and 2018 held by CAPI to examine “Barton Forward: Optimizing Growth in the AgriFood Sector”, it became clear that growth for growth’s sake will not be enough but rather will require a perspective shaped or characterized by […]
The Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute (CAPI) held a National Conversation on “Barton Forward: Optimizing Growth While Enhancing Natural Capital” on May 10, 2018 in Ottawa Ontario, partnering with the Canadian Federation of Agriculture and the Food & Consumer Products of Canada. This was the third of three regional workshops that CAPI held in various regions in Canada, making it a National Conversation involving participants from government, producers, processors, academia, industry associations, and NGOs across Canada to discuss the growth potential alluded to in the Barton Report across various agri-food value chains as well as obstacles to future growth. This National Conversation highlighted government and private sector perspectives when balancing objectives relating to growth, natural capital, innovation and public trust. The outcomes of two CAPI regional workshops and this national conversation has been synthesized as this CAPI publication (link) and made available to the Economic Agri-food Table as a barometer of views on the potential for economic growth in Canada’s agri-food sector.
The Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute (CAPI) held a Workshop on “Barton Forward: Optimizing Growth While Enhancing Natural Capital” on March 21, 2018 in Guelph, Ontario, partnering with the Arrell Food Institute. This was the second of three regional workshops that CAPI held in various regions in Canada, to initiate critical conversations with participation of producers, […]
The Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute (CAPI) held a Workshop on “Barton Forward: Optimizing Growth While Enhancing Natural Capital” on December 11, 2017 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, partnering with Ag-West Bio. This was the first of three regional workshops that CAPI held in various regions in Canada, to initiate critical conversations with participation of producers, industry representatives, […]
CAPI is proud to sponsor an event organised by the Université Laval “4e École d’été internationale sur la sécurité alimentaire «Planète sucre: pouvoirs et savoirs»”. This event is organised by the Canada Research Chair in Diversity Law and Food Security (DDSA) and the Institute of Nutrition and Functional Foods (INAF) in partnership with the EDS Institute
The Advancing Women in Agriculture Conference is created for every woman who is passionate about agriculture and food…university student studying agriculture, producer, rancher, entrepreneur, representative of a grower association or corporate agribusiness. The time has never been better for women in agriculture. Women are changing our industry every day across the sector and across Canada. […]
For eight years this conference has come to be known as the premier national policy outlook for the agri-food sector. Last year the conference addressed current issues in Canadian agri-food policy. The agricultural sector is facing several hot button issues including the NAFTA renegotiation, the future of supply management, the current BRM review, and food […]
The Agricultural Excellence Conference (AgEx) is an annual event taking place in a different location every year across Canada. This year marks the 5th year of the conference where we return to were it started – Winnipeg, Manitoba. The Conference includes keynote speakers, roundtable discussions, concurrent sessions, discussion panels, and a national farm business resource […]
2018 Canadian CFI Public Trust Summit: From Insights…To Actions……creating a forum, building relationships, and learning more about how to engage and build trust in our food system together. It is an exciting and unique opportunity to network with leaders from across supply chains and across the country, who are equally passionate about earning trust in our food.