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Simpson Centre New Growth: Reviews of Current Ag Policy Research and Articles Source: Science Summary:    A recent post from the website “Epicurious” outlined their stand on beef, specifically choosing to exclude any new beef recipes on their website due to the relatively high greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions per kilo compared to plant protein sources, […]

Written by: Karen Spencer

Simpson Centre New Growth Reviews of Current Ag Policy Research and Articles Source: Business Strategy and Development Summary: This paper utilizes a systematic literature review approach to examine the use of Circular Economy (CE) principles in Agri-Food Supply Chains (AFSC) and highlight the key barriers (i.e., institutional, financial, and technological risks) and drivers (i.e., environmental, […]

Written by: John Bailey

Simpson Centre New Growth: Reviews of Current Ag Policy Research and Articles Source: The Lancet Summary: We review two articles in our blog. First, a recent research article discusses three new agricultural laws introduced in India in September, 2020. The author explores the source of prolonged farmer protests that have continued since last year. As […]

Written by: Karen Spencer

Now is a prime opportunity to start thinking about where Canada goes from here. It seems like there is a light at the end of the covid tunnel with vaccination rates climbing and the lifting of restrictions in some areas. Of course maybe it is just the spring blossoms starting to emerge. Certainly it will […]

Written by: Matt Foss

A new research article discusses the development in recent years of global regulations around gene editing and genetically modified organisms or “GMOs”. There has been a considerable shift in the landscape of agricultural biotechnology products, and this paper delves into how gene edited crops fit into existing regulatory frameworks, and how various countries are evolving […]

Written by: Karen Spencer