CRFA - Corporate role in food and agriculture


  • Jennifer Clapp University of Waterloo
  • Annette Desmarais University of Manitoba
  • Matias Margulis University of Sterling



corporations, agriculture


Transnational corporations are powerful agents on the global food landscape. They have been able to shift and adapt their activities in a global food economy that has been constantly in flux in recent decades, while at the same time shaping it in ways that serve their interests. The papers in this section highlight the strategies corporations have taken to enhance their power and control in the food system across a range of activities from production to consumption and assess the wider implications of corporate activity in the sector.

Author Biography

Jennifer Clapp, University of Waterloo

Canada Research Chair in Global Food Security and Sustainability and Professor, Environment and Resource Studies Department, University of Waterloo




How to Cite

Clapp, J., Desmarais, A., & Margulis, M. (2015). CRFA - Corporate role in food and agriculture. Canadian Food Studies / La Revue Canadienne Des études Sur l’alimentation, 2(2), 115–116.