Climate Change & Crop Contamination: Have You Heard of Aflatoxin?

Food safety & security

Climate Change & Crop Contamination: Have You Heard of Aflatoxin?

Do you know how climate change is expected to change its behaviour? It’s time to take a closer look at Aflatoxin. Read more to find out.

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The race to net zero farming systems

Agribusiness

The race to net zero farming systems

The agriculture sector is extremely vulnerable to a changing climate. Already, changes in rainfall in Australia have cut profits across the sector by 23% compared to what could have been achieved in pre-2000 conditions.

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COP 26: Methane Emission Reduction

Agribusiness

COP 26: Methane Emission Reduction

The recent UN conference on climate change (COP26) led to commitments by key nations on reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions which will have long-term impacts on a wide range of industries.

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Gene editing versus Gene modificatio

Agribusiness

Gene editing versus Gene modificatio

Many see the use of genetic modification and gene editing as an attractive means to increase the efficiency of global crop production to meet environmental and economic challenges facing the planet.

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Panic buying food – What are the lessons?

Food & beverage

Panic buying food – What are the lessons?

The COVID-19 pandemic has shown that even the most efficient modern supply chains are susceptible to consumer panic buying.

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The role and potential economic impact of cooperatives in Africa

Agribusiness

The role and potential economic impact of cooperatives in Africa

The role and potential economic impact of cooperatives in Africa, our latest blog examines the role of technology in boosting the prospects for cooperatives throughout the continent.

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Running out of fizz - UK food industry impacts of the CO2 shortage

Agribusiness

Running out of fizz - UK food industry impacts of the CO2 shortage

The unfurling carbon dioxide (CO2) crisis could start proving very costly for the meat industry, with pig farms facing the possibility of culling animals if supplies do not improve.

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Can shifting agricultural frontiers be harnessed without accelerating climate change?

Sustainability & ESG

Can shifting agricultural frontiers be harnessed without accelerating climate change?

t would seem unlikely to suggest an upside to climate change, but a recent academic paper suggests otherwise. A multi-institutional academic report, entitled, the environmental.

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Can African co-ops overtake European counterparts?

Food & beverage

Can African co-ops overtake European counterparts?

Europe belies its status as the smallest continent on the planet for many reasons, and none more so than the performance of its agricultural cooperatives.

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Coffee producers place faith in regenerative agriculture

Agribusiness

Coffee producers place faith in regenerative agriculture

Regenerative agriculture is seen as a genuine solution as coffee producers battle to protect their crops. But what makes regenerative agriculture so compelling a prospect?

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Climate change effects and the threat to nutritional quality

Food safety & security

Climate change effects and the threat to nutritional quality

The potential for foodborne diseases and pathogenic invasions of plant and animal species heightens as temperatures rise and climate change effects take hold.

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Health of children at the heart of UN food safety summit

Food safety & security

Health of children at the heart of UN food safety summit

The UN Food Safety Summit will assess why the food system continues to cause poor diet, malnutrition, undernutrition, obesity and child mortality prevails.

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