The prevalence of small farms on the African continent has meant growth in crop yields far lags other parts of the developed and developing worlds and means many of these new high tech tools are irrelevant to the African agricultural market.
A new fund will address the credit gap in the agriculture industry by raising capital from institutional investors and lending to agricultural aggregators like cooperatives, traders, and processors in developing countries and more in our weekly brief.
The Greenbelt Fund will be hosting a Local Food Symposium at the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair on Wednesday – November 08, 2017.
The Greenbelt Fund Local Food Symposium is an opportunity for stakeholders across the food value chain to participate in new and novel conversations about how to get more fresh, local food onto Ontarians’ plates.
Indian horticulture production just hit a new record and there are three broad areas in need of innovation in the sector presenting an opportunity for entrepreneurs and investors, writes Hemendra Mathur.
It’s perhaps not news that the Middle East is in a precarious position when it comes to food security. One of the hottest, driest, and most inhospitable climates on Earth, the region’s agriculture industries are unable to feed their populations so the countries import the vast majority of their food, leaving them at the mercy of foreign governments.
Stellapps offers data collection and analytics to every piece of the dairy supply chain with the aim of improving the productivity, and quality of milk, and producing transparent data both for and about the dairy industry.
For a large, global agribusiness operating across continents and agricultural commodities like Olam International, accessing detailed information about the people and operations supplying the business, is a struggle.
If the United Nations and participating governments are to reach goals one and two of the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), more investment and support is needed for small-scale agriculture, according to a new report.
Hidden hunger is of the biggest global problems in our time; it's a type of malnutrition where people are getting enough to eat, but not enough nutrition for good health, life, or growth, according to Bev Postma, CEO of HarvestPlus.