Opening channels of dialogue through research


The CAPI Connection is our monthly newsletter that will connect you with the work we are doing at the Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute (CAPI) and the broader community driving agriculture policy.


OTTAWA, Ontario, October 2, 2020 – We’re happy to share more information about the Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute’s ongoing renewal. Recently, we took the opportunity to review CAPI’s organizational structure, ensuring that it better supports our new mandate to be a more solutions-oriented organization. We also wanted to make the shift towards a “team management” […]


OTTAWA, Ontario, June 25, 2020 – The Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute (CAPI) is pleased to announce the appointment of Andrea Barnett, Julie Bissonnette, Rory McAlpine and Jason Skotheim to the Institute’s Board of Directors. “We are thrilled to have four outstanding individuals join CAPI’s Board of Directors,” said Chantelle Donahue, Chair of the CAPI Board […]


The Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute (CAPI) is pleased to announce the appointment of five new Honorary Members, in honour of their outstanding contributions to the Canadian Agriculture Policy Institute. “We are so pleased to recognize these four organizations and one individual for their outstanding work in helping CAPI evolve into a leader in the development […]


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Even prior to the devastating impacts of COVID-19 on global agri-food supply chains and trade flows in early 2020, the global trading environment had been shifting rapidly, with increased uncertainty, subsidies, protectionism, bilateralism, trade barriers, tariff wars and retaliation, while multilateralism has faltered. This underlines a disturbing drift from a rules-based trading system established by […]


Fiscal year 2019–2020 ended with us facing economic and social upheaval from the pandemic. While most pundits did not contemplate the massive challenges that COVID-19 would bring to the world, to Canada and to the agriculture and agri-food sector, CAPI, as a premiere policy research think-tank dedicated exclusively to Canadian agriculture and agri-food, has always […]


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Join the Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute (CAPI) at our upcoming Webinar Series More and Better with Less: Sustainable Intensification in Agriculture on March 2nd and 5th, 2021! CAPI is hosting a Webinar Series on the importance of sustainable intensification for global food security and for addressing climate change. In order to feed the world’s growing […]


Join the Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute (CAPI) for a fulsome dialogue on some of the critical factors affecting investment in value-added and a sustainable agri-food system in Canada. We hope to identify strategies that will help the sector improve its future growth prospects while meeting sustainability and ESG criteria. Simultaneous interpretation will be available. Presented […]