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05.12.2019 · Enhancing Natural Capital

The Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute (CAPI) sponsored the Agricultural Innovation 2019 campaign by Innovating Canada in partnership with the National Post. For this Agricultural Innovation campaign, CAPI produced an opinion piece which has been published in print within the National Post on December 5, 2019 and online at Innnovating Canada via Mediaplanet. Read CAPI’s opinion […]

05.12.2019 · Enhancing Natural Capital

This opinion piece by Laura Rance entitled: “Key item missing from farmers’ resumés – Food producers should also be positioning themselves as providers of climate change solutions”, published in the Winnipeg Free Press on November 30, 2019, highlights some key takeaways of the Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute’s study entitled: “Efficient Agriculture as a Greenhouse Gas Solutions […]

26.11.2019 · Enhancing Natural Capital

This article published in the National Newswatch on November 19, 2019, reporter Alex Binkley highlights the Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute’s (CAPI) study on water & agriculture. “Wetlands need to be treated as an important component in sustainable agriculture systems and farmers should be encouraged to protect them for the benefits they offer, says a report […]

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. The op-ed entitled “Don’t overlook modern Canadian agriculture as part of the climate-change solution” […]

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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 […]

30.10.2019 · Enhancing Natural Capital

In this paper, the four 2017-2019 doctoral fellows at the Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute (CAPI) provide an interdisciplinary overview of wetland ecosystems in relation to agriculture, and demonstrate how these ecosystems can be an important asset for a more sustainable Canadian agriculture. The authors offer a set of recommendations for researchers, policy-makers, and farmers that […]

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 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 […]

30.10.2019 · 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 […]

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 […]