Category: Agri-food Industries

Agricultural Water Futures Project Report

Members of Alberta’s agri-food supply chain increasingly value concepts of sustainability and environmental stewardship but lack a coordinated and practical blueprint for implementing those values. The Agricultural Water Futures Project, begun in late 2017, seeks to address this gap. This project focused on primary production systems in the South Saskatchewan River Basin (SSRB) in southern…
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A business case blueprint and framework for providing value to the agri-food supply chain through water stewardship – 2019

Food marketers and consumers increasingly see value in sustainability and environmental stewardship in the agri-food supply chain. Farmers and agri-food processors are also becoming aware of the benefits of water stewardship practices and strategies to improve farm productivity and product marketability. Despite this awareness, global agri-food supply chains are lacking a coordinated and practical way…
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Water stewardship and incentives: report of programs and project options – 2016

DOWNLOAD: Water stewardship and incentives: report of programs and project options Description The goal of this project was to provide an overview of water stewardship and incentives, in a way that is accommodating and relevant for each grower, contributes to the economic and social priorities of a rural community, and ultimately improves overall watershed health.…
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