A new company encourages farmers to adopt practices that would allow their fields to absorb atmospheric carbon — and make money doing it
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09.05.2019 · Enhancing Natural Capital
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 […]
07.05.2019 · Facilitating Trade
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.
07.05.2019 · Enhancing Natural Capital
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 […]
30.04.2019 · Enhancing Natural Capital
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.
25.04.2019 · Ensuring Public Trust
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 […]
27.03.2019 · Facilitating Trade
This policy note by the Agri-Food Economic Systems takes stock of the recent developments in agricultural markets prior to the 2019 seeding season, and assesses the ramifications of some rapid shifts in agricultural markets, trade policies, animal disease status, and geopolitics.
06.02.2019 · Enhancing Natural Capital
By 2050, nearly 10 billion people will live on the planet. Can we produce enough food sustainably? The synthesis report of the World Resources Report: Creating a Sustainable Food Future shows that it is possible – but there is no silver bullet. This report offers a five-course menu of solutions to ensure we can feed everyone without […]
30.01.2019 · Optimizing Growth
New research prepared by the International Livestock Research Institute for the World Economic Forum’s Meat: the Future dialogue series looks at the role of the livestock sector in developing and emerging economies to 2030 and beyond.
30.11.2018 · Ensuring Public Trust
This study talks about expired food being repackaged, vegetable oil added to olive oil, a mixture of chalk and food coloring sold as turmeric… food fraud is a growing evil in the agri-food industry and represents more than ever a prevailing key issue within the supply chain, from producer to distributor. In order to better understand […]