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In this paper, one of the 2017-2019 doctoral fellows at the Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute (CAPI), explores the environmental and economic consequences of tile drainage systems in Canada as the demand for agricultural drainage has increased recently to tackle uncertainties in precipitation patterns that are anticipated under a changing climate. VIEW
In this paper (in French only), one of the 2017-2019 doctoral fellows at the Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute (CAPI), in the form of political-legal strategies, aims to bring together the governmental and non-governmental stakeholders involved at the level of a coherent territory to deal with the common problems that have been suffered and generated. Although […]
In this paper, CAPI’s summer Masters intern explores the science behind producing in vitro meat and the possibility of adapting current Canadian regulations to address this emerging food technology. VIEW
This project brings together a select number of doctoral students to address physical, scientific, legal and economic issues related to water use in Canadian agriculture. CAPI’s first working seminar to commence the project was held in June with presentations by Dr. Glenn Fox (economist), University of Guelph, Jamie Benidickson (lawyer), University of Ottawa and Elizabeth Pattey (scientist), Agriculture and Agri-food Canada. The doctoral fellows will continue their collaboration, under the guidance of CAPI, and produce original academic papers on various aspects of agriculture and water use in Canada.
What We're Reading
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 […]
This article, published in the Financial Post on May 7, 2019, quotes Ted Bilyea, CAPI Special Advisor about Canadian pork exports to Japan catching up to the United States under CPTPP.
This UN Report raises a number of issues and some questions for food and agriculture: For example: 300%: increase in food crop production since 1970 23%: land areas that have seen a reduction in productivity due to land degradation >75%: global food crop types that rely on animal pollination US$235 to US$577 billion: annual value of […]
A report, by The Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES), explains how climate change can’t be halted if we carry on degrading the soil. The IPBES will formally release its report on Monday 6 May, 2019.
This new report by Food & Consumer Products of Canada (FCPC) is drawing attention to the growing competitiveness challenges of Canada’s largest manufacturing industry. Findings reveal the food, beverage and consumer products (FCP) industry has been underperforming due to a number of key challenges, which could lead to job losses and higher food, beverage and […]