Canada’s Federal-Provincial-Territorial (FPT) Governments are now negotiating the next agricultural policy framework, recently launching consultations with stakeholders in the agri-food sector. However, many involved in the current process may not be aware of the history and context that has led to the current approach and the benefits of a strong FPT accord on agriculture and […]
In early 2020, the Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute (CAPI) launched a research program under the theme Creating Prosperity from Chaos. Initially, the chaos referred to disruptions in global trade, the sustainability of agri-food systems, and food security. However, chaos took on a new meaning when the pandemic began, impacting the health and wellbeing of all […]
This is a narrative summary of the CAPI Presentation given at the Big Solutions Forum pre-Dialogue on May 11th and was the basis for discussions. It outlines in-depth CAPI’s conclusions and how we got there.
This provides an overview of the discussions amongst Canadian agri-food system leaders at the Big Solutions Forum Trusted Opinion Leaders pre-Dialogue.
This is What We Heard at the final event of the Big Solutions Forum on May 20th. We heard perspectives from Deputy Ministers and Industry Leaders on how to achieve prosperity in Canadian agriculture in light of CAPI’s conclusions and key actions from the pre-Dialogue.
In this presentation by CAPI’s President and CEO Dr. Don Buckingham, made to the Canadian Federation of Agriculture’s Committee on Lab Made Commodities meeting in Quebec City on July 15, 2019, Dr. Buckingham suggests that lab made meats still face significant technology and regulatory hurdles before they will make a substantial dent in conventional animal protein market.
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.