The government of President Mauricio Macri, who took office in 2015, is working hard to open up its markets and attract investment from overseas and the agriculture and venture capital industries are a key part of that policy.
Christine Gould has been running the Thought for Food (TFF) Challenge and Summit for six years now. But this year a contest usually saturated with biotech and digital startups had an entirely different theme among its applicants.
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.