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Food and Agriculture Institute

Agricultural Technology

This research theme explores emerging agricultural technologies, techniques and methods. FAI researches the potential that technologies, such as cellular agriculture and indoor farming, have for contributing to sustainable food systems. The Institute recognizes that technology alone does not comprise a sustainability solution, and thus, it also researches potential approaches, strategies, and policies that can complement the widespread implementation of agricultural technologies and innovations for better sustainability outcomes.

Dr. Lenore Newman discusses the future of food in this panel presented by the Code of Life series.


Questions within this research theme include (click on the links to learn more):

  1. What role will cellular agriculture play in the future of food for Canada?
  2. What are the opportunities, challenges, and critical areas for improvement in indoor agriculture methods?
  3. How do we scale agricultural technology and innovation in the province and country?