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15.07.2019 · Optimizing Growth
The Standing Senate Committee on Agriculture and Forestry (AGFO) released its 19th report “Made in Canada: Growing Canada’s Value-Added Food Sector”. CAPI was one of the witnesses who provided expert information, and pleased that Senate of Canada is taking a keen interest in Canada’s agriculture and agri-food system.
12.07.2019 · Ensuring Public Trust
13.06.2019 · Enhancing Natural Capital
A new company encourages farmers to adopt practices that would allow their fields to absorb atmospheric carbon — and make money doing it
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 […]