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29.04.2019 · Enhancing Natural Capital

Sustainability, best practices and processes should be verifiable. The word sustainability means something different to everyone, and this is somewhat problematic. Read more about this and what CAPI’s President and CEO Don Buckingham has to say in this article in the Western Producer written by Katelyn Duncan.

27.04.2019 · Enhancing Natural Capital

This article, published in the High River Online on April 26, 2019, features CAPI turning 15 years old. CAPI brings people together from across agri-food supply chains, governments, and researchers to examine pressing issues facing Canadian agriculture and food. And we are 15 years old this year! CAPI would like to mark this special milestone […]

25.04.2019 · Enhancing Natural Capital

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 […]

27.03.2019 · Optimizing Growth

In this opinion piece, originally published in the Hill Times on March 27, 2019, Dr. Don Buckingham, CAPI’s President and CEO talks about how the Canadian government has identified the agriculture and agri-food sector as an engine of growth, with some pretty ambitious targets over the next decade as noted in the 2017 federal government’s Advisory […]

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24.04.2019 · Enhancing Natural Capital

This presentation, by Alfons Weersink from the University of Guelph, was presented at CAPI’s Dialogue on “Optimizing Land Use for Sustainable Growth” on April 24, 2019 in Guelph ON. This event was the success it was because of the great speakers, discussants and actively engaged participants, including next gen’s, who contributed to this important CAPI conversation.

24.04.2019 · Enhancing Natural Capital

This presentation, by Glenn Fox from the University of Guelph, was presented at CAPI’s Dialogue on “Optimizing Land Use for Sustainable Growth” on April 24, 2019 in Guelph ON. This event was the success it was because of the great speakers, discussants and actively engaged participants, including next gen’s, who contributed to this important CAPI conversation.

24.04.2019 · Enhancing Natural Capital

This presentation, by Lori Phillips from Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC), was presented at CAPI’s Dialogue on “Optimizing Land Use for Sustainable Growth” on April 24, 2019 in Guelph ON. This event was the success it was because of the great speakers, discussants and actively engaged participants, including next gen’s, who contributed to this important CAPI conversation.

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09.05.2019 · Enhancing Natural Capital

Comment faire mieux connaître les réalités du territoire agricole ? Comment répondre à de nombreux enjeux, dont certains étaient absents ou moins connus il y a 40 ans? Parmi les thèmes traités : l’évolution des préoccupations des consommateurs, la hausse constante du prix des terres, la sous-utilisation du territoire agricole, la dévitalisation de certains milieux ruraux, le […]