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The Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute (CAPI) is pleased to announce the appointment of five new Honorary Members, in honour of their outstanding contributions to the Canadian Agriculture Policy Institute. “We are so pleased to recognize these four organizations and one individual for their outstanding work in helping CAPI evolve into a leader in the development […]
Food and beverage processers will need to adopt new strategies for diversifying markets and production — BY DON BUCKINGHAM — Public policy matters because it can influence consumer behaviour, particularly at times like these— wash your hands, practice social distancing, limit activities to those with only a few people. Recently, we have witnessed behavioural changes […]
Undeniably, the current COVID-19 pandemic challenges the continuity and resiliency of Canada’s food supply chains. The Canadian Agri-food Policy Institute (CAPI), along with primary producers, processors, food transporters, food retailers and food service providers, is collaborating towards policies and best practice recommendations which will help buttress the sector, ensuring it is up to the challenge […]
Dr. Don Buckingham, the Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute’s (CAPI) President and CEO visited LVATV‘s new 2020 version studio to talk about CAPI’s agenda to address two major challenges facing Canadian agriculture: Canada in a multi-polar global context Mitigation and adaptation to climate change Don Buckingham also exchanged a great conversation with the Editor of the […]
The Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute’s (CAPI) is proud of its Board Member Kim McConnell to have been named as Honourary Member of 4-H Canada. This news from 4-H Canada (“4-H Canada to Bestow Two New Honourary Memberships at February Awards Ceremony”) explains that: “Kim McConnell of Alberta has been giving back to his community since […]
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.