Food Production in Canada An overwiew<br />Valdo Berbert Camilo, A.Ag.<br />Source: Overview of the Canadian Agriculture a...
What you know about food production in Canada?<br />Which products are produced here?<br />What is the position of Canada ...
Topics<br />Food Production – products, production and use of natural resources<br />Economic  aspects<br />Farms sustaina...
Top Production<br />Source: Food and Agriculture Organization of The United Nations – FAO - 2007<br />
Top Production<br />Source: Food and Agriculture Organization of The United Nations – FAO - 2007<br />
Canada rank in the world, by commodity<br />Source: Food and Agriculture Organization of The United Nations – FAO - 2007<b...
Canada is endowed with a relative abundance of arable land and water<br />
Renewable water resources<br />In Canada, agriculture uses a relatively small share of its abundant renewable water resour...
The agriculture and agri-food system contribute significantly to the Canadian economy.<br />
Canada&apos;s agricultural producers are much more export oriented than those in the U.S and the EU<br />
Top exports<br />Source: Food and Agriculture Organization of The United Nations – FAO - 2007<br />
Top exports<br />Source: Food and Agriculture Organization of The United Nations – FAO - 2007<br />
The Canadian agriculture and agri-food sector depends on trade<br />
Global commodity prices<br />A rise in global commodity prices in 2007 and early 2008 has had an impact on the performance...
Crude Oil Price<br />At the same time, rising energy consumption has contributed to higher crude oil prices which have rai...
The primary agriculture sector continues to adjust to international market forces<br />
Families on smaller farms are more dependent on non-farm income<br />
Government support<br />Government expenditures in support of the agriculture and agri-food sector have grown over time, b...
Canadian consumers continued to spend a smaller share of their budgets on food in 2007<br />
 Spending on food<br />While Canadian food prices increased only moderately in the wake of global commodity price inflatio...
Conclusion<br />“Bad men live that they may eat and drink, whereas good men eat and drink that they may live.”<br />Socrat...
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Food Production In Canada

  1. 1. Food Production in Canada An overwiew<br />Valdo Berbert Camilo, A.Ag.<br />Source: Overview of the Canadian Agriculture and Agri-Food System 2008 – www.agr.gc.ca<br />
  2. 2. What you know about food production in Canada?<br />Which products are produced here?<br />What is the position of Canada in the world food producer rank?<br />How many hectares of arable land are available in this country?<br />What percentage of renewable water is used in agriculture and livestock production?<br />The agrifood system is important for Canadian economy?<br />Are Canadian farms self-sustainable?<br />What percentage of their budget canadians costumers spent on food?<br />
  3. 3. Topics<br />Food Production – products, production and use of natural resources<br />Economic aspects<br />Farms sustainability<br />Food consumer´s budget<br />
  4. 4. Top Production<br />Source: Food and Agriculture Organization of The United Nations – FAO - 2007<br />
  5. 5. Top Production<br />Source: Food and Agriculture Organization of The United Nations – FAO - 2007<br />
  6. 6. Canada rank in the world, by commodity<br />Source: Food and Agriculture Organization of The United Nations – FAO - 2007<br />
  7. 7. Canada is endowed with a relative abundance of arable land and water<br />
  8. 8. Renewable water resources<br />In Canada, agriculture uses a relatively small share of its abundant renewable water resources for irrigation and livestock<br />
  9. 9. The agriculture and agri-food system contribute significantly to the Canadian economy.<br />
  10. 10. Canada&apos;s agricultural producers are much more export oriented than those in the U.S and the EU<br />
  11. 11. Top exports<br />Source: Food and Agriculture Organization of The United Nations – FAO - 2007<br />
  12. 12. Top exports<br />Source: Food and Agriculture Organization of The United Nations – FAO - 2007<br />
  13. 13. The Canadian agriculture and agri-food sector depends on trade<br />
  14. 14. Global commodity prices<br />A rise in global commodity prices in 2007 and early 2008 has had an impact on the performance of the agriculture and agri-food system<br />
  15. 15. Crude Oil Price<br />At the same time, rising energy consumption has contributed to higher crude oil prices which have raised input costs<br />
  16. 16. The primary agriculture sector continues to adjust to international market forces<br />
  17. 17. Families on smaller farms are more dependent on non-farm income<br />
  18. 18. Government support<br />Government expenditures in support of the agriculture and agri-food sector have grown over time, but declined as a share of GDP<br />
  19. 19. Canadian consumers continued to spend a smaller share of their budgets on food in 2007<br />
  20. 20.  Spending on food<br />While Canadian food prices increased only moderately in the wake of global commodity price inflation, low income Canadians are affected since they spend more on food<br />
  21. 21. Conclusion<br />“Bad men live that they may eat and drink, whereas good men eat and drink that they may live.”<br />Socrates (469 BC - 399 BC)<br />

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