Dalhousie receives research funding from Angus Reid
Dalhousie Agri-Food Analytics Lab which to receive a $250,000 boost from Angus Reid Inc., an opinion polling and market research data company. The company will provide a generous annual contribution of data to Dalhousie University’s Agri-Food Analytics Lab and its scientific director Sylvain Charlebois over the next five years in the form of targeted field surveys as well as input on relevant food-related questions within existing Angus Reid Inc. surveys.
“The Angus Reid Academic team is delighted to be working with Dr. Charlebois and the Agri-Food Analytics Lab at Dalhousie University uncovering and analyzing what Canadians think on the all-important topics of food, nutrition and agri-business,” said Ed Morawski, president & COO, Angus Reid Inc. “Canadian opinion on how we produce, acquire and consume our food is a core component of a healthy society and perfectly aligned with the Angus Reid mission.”
The Agri-Food Analytics Lab (AAL) aims to understand the future of agri-food systems through analytics.
The bilingual Lab provides a global knowledge hub and space for sharing intelligence, research and learning on food security, agriculture, aquaculture, agri-business and social aspects of food.
Each year, the AAL publishes a wide range of high-impact and highly accessible reports, including up to six studies on specific food issues. These reports supplement each December’s publication of Canada’s Food Price Report which is read by over 80 million each year.