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06.11.2019 · Enhancing Natural Capital

In an op-ed, Dr. Don Buckingham, CEO at the Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute (CAPI) argues that agriculture has been blamed as a major contributor to the planet’s warming climate when in fact it should be seen as part of the solution. Read the op-ed entitled “Don’t overlook modern Canadian agriculture as part of the climate-change […]

04.11.2019 · Enhancing Natural Capital

In this article by Alex Binkley published in the National Newswatch on November 4, 2019, the Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute’s (CAPI) President and CEO Dr. Don Buckingham says: “A new film about cattle grazing on the dwindling Prairie grasslands is a story-telling exercise that should inspire the whole agrifood sector into following suit by building […]

28.10.2019 · Enhancing Natural Capital

CAPI was featured in this article by John Greig published in the Manitoba Cooperator on October 25, 2019 and refers to our CAPI report that: “paints a picture of Canadian agriculture and greenhouse gas emissions that runs counter to commonly held public perceptions”.

25.10.2019 · Enhancing Natural Capital

This opinion piece by Sophia Murphy published in The Hill Times on October 23, 2019 explains that “Canada does not contribute the world’s largest share of greenhouse gas emissions, but Canada’s emissions per capita are among the highest in the world. We have the knowledge and the resources to do better…Within Canada, the Canadian Agri-Food […]

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31.10.2019 · Enhancing Natural Capital

In this paper, one of the doctoral fellows 2017-2019 at the Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute (CAPI) explores the current and future risks to soil health and soil security through a case study of Northern Ontario. The author, Paul Benalcazar, PhD Candidate, Lakehead University, explores the regional, national and international dimensions of policy options to encourage […]

31.10.2019 · Enhancing Natural Capital

In this paper, one of the 2017-2019 doctoral fellows at the Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute (CAPI) explores the ways in which certain water management treatments affect the architecture of potato roots and tuber distributions and the consequences this has on potato harvests. This paper aims to benefit potato growers and serve as a guideline for […]

18.10.2019 · Facilitating Trade

This presentation, by Dr. Tom Hertel, Professor of Agricultural Economics at Purdue University and Executive Director of the Center for Global Trade Analysis, helped set the stage for the CAPI “Dialogue on Trade and Sustainability of the North American Agriculture and Agri-food Sector”. His presentation presented insights from the recent literature and laid out a […]

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31.10.2019 · Enhancing Natural Capital

In this paper, one of the doctoral fellows 2017-2019 at the Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute (CAPI) explores the current and future risks to soil health and soil security through a case study of Northern Ontario. The author, Paul Benalcazar, PhD Candidate, Lakehead University, explores the regional, national and international dimensions of policy options to encourage […]

31.10.2019 · Enhancing Natural Capital

In this paper, one of the 2017-2019 doctoral fellows at the Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute (CAPI) explores the ways in which certain water management treatments affect the architecture of potato roots and tuber distributions and the consequences this has on potato harvests. This paper aims to benefit potato growers and serve as a guideline for […]

18.10.2019 · Ensuring Public Trust

Food Law and Policy in Canada, the first of its kind in the Canadian context, includes chapters from leading experts in the various sub-fields of food law and policy in Canada. Chapter 4 was written by CAPI’s President and CEO, Dr. Don Buckingham.

06.09.2019

The second edition of Agriculture Law in Canada is the only Canadian treatise on agricultural law offering comprehensive, national coverage of the legal issues facing this critical industry. Farming and its related industries have undergone many changes since the first edition was released in 1999. This new edition has been significantly updated to reflect the […]