Opening channels of dialogue through research

20.03.2019 · Optimizing Growth

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 […]


CAPI Board member Chantelle Donahue will be inducted into the Saskatchewan Agriculture Hall of Fame (SAHF) this year! This is an exceptional achievement which underscores the very significant contributions Chantelle has and is making on the Canadian Agri-Food sector. All well deserved! Chantelle not only makes her mark in Saskatchewan but unquestionably inspires other agri-food leaders and next generation across Canada.


Five men from across Canada who continue to make a difference in the agricultural industry have been selected to join the Canadian Agricultural Hall of Fame as 2018 inductees. Ted Bilyea, Peter Dhillon, Wilf Keller, Larry Martin and Honourable Gerry Ritz will be officially inducted into the national Hall of Fame at a ceremony on Sunday, November 4, 2018 in Toronto, Ontario.


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19.03.2019 · Enhancing Natural Capital

This paper, commissioned by CAPI, critically examines the issue of externality in agriculture and what can be done about it. In this regard, it is important to remember that something might be identified as a problem but may, in fact, not be a problem – we should not simply assume a problem exists and then try to solve it without knowing whether the problem even exists or not.

10.12.2018 · Facilitating Trade

CAPI recently identified four strategic areas of focus for prioritizing its policy research: enhancing natural capital, optimizing growth, facilitating trade, and securing public trust. It is in the context of facilitating trade that CAPI set out to learn more about the Chinese market, how it is evolving, and how Canadian agri-food exporters could expand trade […]


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14.11.2018 · Facilitating Trade

Canada is a global powerhouse in agriculture and agri-food markets. But with the volatility that has disrupted trade flows in 2018, could this status be challenged?