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Weather, food security, and Covid-19

Agriculture is a weather-driven sector. Increasing weather variability due to a warmer atmosphere, coupled with Covid-19 supply chain disruptions and trade restrictions, are driving up food prices and increasing food insecurity in 2020, writes John Corbett.

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FoodShot Global is shifting the protein conversation from animal vs plant towards precision

“We can’t oversimplify this into good vs evil. The democratization of nutrition is the next frontier of food. Proteins – which are necessary for all key human biological functions, including the musculo-skeletal system, the circulatory system, the pituitary system, and our overall health – will play a critical role in this democratization,” says Victor Friedberg announcing FoodShot’s latest focus area.

Africa Agri Tech 2020

Africa Agri Tech offers three days of unparalleled discovery, exploration and networking. The event offers a multi-tiered expo and conference programme that will investigate the

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It’s time for investors to embrace nutritious foods

Most ag investment flows to high-income countries, and currently very little reaches the food systems of low-income regions like Africa, with virtually none going to support highly nutritious foods, according to GAIN.

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Checking in with Aerobotics 

Word has been getting around about Aerobotics’ incredible decision support technology for tree crops. Rob Leclerc shares some facts and figures about the startup’s rapid growth to-date.

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5 things being talked about in Brazil

The PMA Science and Technology team visited Brazil last month for Fresh Connections: Brazil with 900 participants from the fruit and vegetable industry. They also convened a Science and Technology Dinner, conducted member visits and visited the AgTech Garage in Piracicaba. Here’s 5 things Vonnie Estes heard.

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