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This opinion piece by Laura Rance entitled: “Key item missing from farmers’ resumés – Food producers should also be positioning themselves as providers of climate change solutions”, published in the Winnipeg Free Press on November 30, 2019, highlights some key takeaways of the Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute’s study entitled: “Efficient Agriculture as a Greenhouse Gas Solutions […]
This article published in the National Newswatch on November 19, 2019, reporter Alex Binkley highlights the Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute’s (CAPI) study on water & agriculture. “Wetlands need to be treated as an important component in sustainable agriculture systems and farmers should be encouraged to protect them for the benefits they offer, says a report […]
In an op-ed, Dr. Don Buckingham, CEO at the Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute (CAPI) argues that agriculture has been blamed as a major contributor to the planet’s warming climate when in fact it should be seen as part of the solution. The op-ed entitled “Don’t overlook modern Canadian agriculture as part of the climate-change solution” […]
In this article by Alex Binkley published in the National Newswatch on November 4, 2019, the Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute’s (CAPI) President and CEO Dr. Don Buckingham says: “A new film about cattle grazing on the dwindling Prairie grasslands is a story-telling exercise that should inspire the whole agrifood sector into following suit by building […]
CAPI was featured in this article by John Greig published in the Manitoba Cooperator on October 25, 2019 and refers to our CAPI report that: “paints a picture of Canadian agriculture and greenhouse gas emissions that runs counter to commonly held public perceptions”.
Great article via Le Bulletin des agriculteurs about discussions on the theme: “Feeding the planet in 2050” with a panel of experts from the Agri-Food sector moderated by CAPI CEO Don Buckingham at the International Economic Forum of the Americas – Conference of Montreal 2019.
Marcel Groleau, President of the UPA (Union des producteurs agricoles) was proud to announce earlier today that he met with United States Vice-President Mike Pence as he passed through Ottawa. The members of the NAFTA committee, such as Mr. Groleau, were invited to meet with the U.S. Vice-President during his visit to Canada.
Sustainability, best practices and processes should be verifiable. The word sustainability means something different to everyone, and this is somewhat problematic. Read more about this and what CAPI’s President and CEO Don Buckingham has to say in this article in the Western Producer written by Katelyn Duncan.
Y’aura-t-il sur les marchés une guerre des protéines? La montée des protéines dites alternatives sera-t-elle forte au point de déstabiliser les protéines dites « plus traditionnelles », pour beaucoup, d’origines animales? Don Buckingham, Président-directeur général de l’Institut Canadien des Politiques Agroalimentaires (ICPA) ne croit pas qu’il y aura cette guerre des protéines. Don Buckingham, conférencier invité aux Perspectives agroalimentaires du 2 […]
CAPI Board member Chantelle Donahue will be inducted into the Saskatchewan Agriculture Hall of Fame (SAHF) this year! This is an exceptional achievement which underscores the very significant contributions Chantelle has and is making on the Canadian Agri-Food sector. All well deserved! Chantelle not only makes her mark in Saskatchewan but unquestionably inspires other agri-food leaders and next generation across Canada.