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Environmental sustainability of Canadian agriculture

Environmental sustainability of Canadian agriculture

report of the Agri-Environmental Indicator Project : a summary

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Published by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada in [Ottawa] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Canada.
    • Subjects:
    • Agricultural ecology -- Canada.,
    • Sustainable agriculture -- Canada.,
    • Agriculture -- Environmental aspects -- Canada.,
    • Écologie agricole -- Canada.,
    • Agriculture durable -- Canada.,
    • Agriculture -- Aspect de l"environnement -- Canada.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementT. McRae, C.A.S. Smith and L.J. Gregorich (editors).
      ContributionsGregorich, L. J., McRae, Terence., Smith, C. A. S., Canada. Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsS451.5.A1 E58 2000
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6895103M
      ISBN 100662284925
      LC Control Number00694593
      OCLC/WorldCa44447008

      Women and Social Sustainability: The Case of Canadian Agriculture By AMBER J. FLETCHER Social sustainability is the least discussed, and least clearly articulated, of the three ‘pillars’ of sustainable development: economic sustainability, environmental sustainability and social sustainability Author: Amber J. Fletcher. Organic Agriculture as an Opportunity for Sustainable Agricultural Development. Verena Seufert. [email protected] These papers are part of the research project, – Research to Practice Strengthening Contributions to Evidence-based Policymaking, generously funded by the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA).

      The Canadian Environmental Sustainability Indicators (CESI) program provides data and information to track Canada's performance on key environmental sustainability issues including climate change and air quality, water quality and availability, and protecting nature. The environmental indicators are based on objective and comprehensive information and convey environmental trends in a.   Home» of the Best Books for Children on Sustainability There are few things better than seeing my own children and the students in my care get grubby in the garden, enjoy the natural world around them and learn about how to care for the earth.

      significant implications for the growth, sustainability and resilience of Canadian agricultural systems. Thus, it is important to consider how the Canadian agriculture sector should evolve and develop to thrive economically while protecting our natural resource base and building resilience in . The Ag Action Manitoba Program for Farmers supports the growth and sustainability of primary agriculture in Manitoba. Whether you are new to farming or have been in the business for a long time, Ag Action Manitoba offers practical and flexible activities to help farmers reach their farm business goals. In addition to program.


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