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The ocean is a $100tln market opportunity

The ocean industry could be as big as the burgeoning space industry so long as investment and innovation are focused on sustainability, writes guest author Tony Chen.

Dishing the dirt on ag carbon credits

Carbon credits schemes involving agriculture are growing in number – but not all are necessarily equal in their impact, Dan Blaustein-Rejto writes.

Now is the time to invest in foodtech

As investors seek diversity in order to weather the storms ahead, now, more than ever, FoodTech stands out for its value, its strength, its opportunities and the benefits it brings, writes PeakBridge Partners.

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How Indian agritech can help address climate risks

Jeff Bezos committing $10 billion to fight climate change through his new Earth Fund could not have been timelier. Climate change is for real. Here’s a look at some Indian agritech innovations that are trying to address climate change risks.

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Growing cannabis legally in the UK is hard, but far from impossible

BDS Analytics has forecast that the worldwide legal cannabis industry generated revenues in the region of £11.5 billion in 2019 and is expected to grow to around £35 billion by 2024. Alongside this phenomenal rate of growth, the UK agriculture sector is embarking upon a period of unprecedented change.

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Meet AgFunder’s venture partner Tom Shields

Tom Shields is a venture partner at AgFunder and works with the deal team on sourcing and leading investments. A serial entrepreneur, he has co-founded two highly successful companies, NetGravity (IPO 1998) and Yieldex (acquired by AppNexus/AT&T in 2015).

What the fork? I tasted the menu of the future in Singapore

Agri-food tech events all too often fall victim to an extremely irritating shortcoming — the food served is bland and unimaginative. Thankfully, that stodgy fate did not await delegates at this year’s Asia-Pacific Agri-Food Innovation Week in Singapore.

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