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Sustainable Agricultural Innovation & Food

Making information digestable

SAIFood, making information digestible. Because research isn't written for the kitchen table, SAIFood breaks it down so you know what is happening within agricultural policy and research, agri-food innovation, regulation and sustainability.

One of the society’s greatest pressures is to find solutions to feeding the global population which is estimated to grow to 9 billion by 2050. To do so science has taken great endeavours offering agricultural innovations and sustainable research. While this research may be the future solution to a sustainable safe food supply, often such research gains negative attention. As researchers, we do not write for the consumer, but often for peers and journals. At SAIFood, our goal is to help our readers digest the facts behind such research so they can be informed about the food they eat and the policies which regulate them. Together as an informed society, we can promote sustainability.

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Recent blog posts

Opening the Carton on USMCA

By Jordan Schiewe, University of Saskatchewan Student Why the new trade deal has Canadian dairy producers concerned for the future After two long years and many negotiation rounds, on September 30, 2018, a new trade agreement named USMCA was born. USMCA stands for the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement. This agreement is …

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Competitive Ag and Science Regulations

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Amherst incident - pipeline

Pipelines and Agriculture: Is it possible to have an alliance?

By Nina De Almeida Souza, University of Saskatchewan Student A pipeline is a system of connected pipes that transport liquid or gases to enable the displacement of a product from the producer to the consumer market. Because of the risks of this operation and advantages of this sort of transport …

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