As we navigate the fast-changing global context of COVID19 and the ripple effects on agricultural trade worldwide, the Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute (CAPI) and Farm Foundation are partnering to host a Digital Dialogue series entitled Managing Agricultural Trade in an Increasingly Chaotic World. The series, consisting of two dialogues on July 8th, 2020 and July […]
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Where did we succeed? What must we fix? Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute and the Arrell Food Institute invite you to participate in a project that will gather evidence on what happened to the Canadian food system during the pandemic.
The Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute is now accepting applications for the 2020-2022 CAPI Doctoral Fellowship. The CAPI Doctoral Fellows will consist of a small, dynamic, innovative and transdisciplinary research network specializing in sustainability, resilience, and soil in Canadian agriculture. Deadline for applications is Friday, May 29, 2020. Applicants must be currently enrolled in a Ph.D. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, 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, CAPI’s Intern explores how India might look to Canada for guidance to develop policy options to encourage Indian beef producers. Better land management practices such as improved water management and rotational grazing would reduce India’s GHG emissions. Canada exemplifies success in mitigating GHG emissions and engagement for continual progress. VIEW
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.