Governance and farm data – Who owns it and who profits from it?

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Agtech & foodtech

Governance and farm data – Who owns it and who profits from it?

Big data in agriculture can have a positive impact helping farmers to make more accurate decisions. However, it’s unclear where farm data can be shared and there is some controversy on whether or not conflicts of interest exist. Read the article by our agribusiness expert.

Food price inflation: 3% inflation in Saudi Arabia

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Sustainability & ESG

Food price inflation: 3% inflation in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia has experienced a rise in inflation in Q4 of this year. This article examines what the causes are, what controls are in place and what the predictions are for the future. Read the overview by our expert agribusiness consultant.

Good on paper: How to prevent ESG investment from being a tick-box exercise

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Sustainability & ESG

Good on paper: How to prevent ESG investment from being a tick-box exercise

Although ESG has become a very popular area of investment in agriculture, it can be difficult for organisations to get right. Read our review of best practices in ESG investment.

Destroying the Amazon Rainforest during a climate crisis: Why is deforestation increasing?

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Sustainability & ESG

Destroying the Amazon Rainforest during a climate crisis: Why is deforestation increasing?

Deforestation of the Amazon rainforest has hit the highest levels in 6 years. This article by our expert agriculture consultant outlines how this has happened and what needs to be done to change this trend.

China’s food stockpiling & the rise in food prices

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Food safety & security

China’s food stockpiling & the rise in food prices

There is a growing trend in food stockpiling happening globally as a result of political unrest, Covid-19 and crop failures. Read how China is moving fast with the highest reserves of corn and wheat.

Ukraine war & Covid: What’s needed to create better resilience in the food supply chain?

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Agribusiness

Ukraine war & Covid: What’s needed to create better resilience in the food supply chain?

Read about how the pandemic followed by Russia-Ukraine war has exposed the vulnerability of the global food supply chain. What needs to happen to become more adaptable?

Climate change & food production: Where do we stand after the summer?

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Agribusiness

Climate change & food production: Where do we stand after the summer?

In the summer of 2022 Italy experienced drought while maize yields hit a 10 year low in the U.S. Read our expert review of the main events of food production this summer.

Ukraine war & Covid: What’s needed to create better resilience in the food supply chain?

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Agribusiness

Ukraine war & Covid: What’s needed to create better resilience in the food supply chain?

Read about how the pandemic followed by Russia-Ukraine war has exposed the vulnerability of the global food supply chain. What needs to happen to become more adaptable?

EU Enlargement: What does it mean for EU food safety?

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Food safety & security

EU Enlargement: What does it mean for EU food safety?

Learn about Food Safety’s role in the EU Enlargement programme for candidate countries such as Albania, Montenegro, the Republic of North Macedonia, Serbia, Ukraine and more.

What you need to know about the food crisis in Sri Lanka

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Agribusiness

What you need to know about the food crisis in Sri Lanka

A food crisis in Sri Lanka has left 5.7 million people in urgent need of humanitarian assistance. Our agribusiness expert consultant examines how this crisis has happened.

Saudi Arabia’s move to sustainable protein production

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Agribusiness

Saudi Arabia’s move to sustainable protein production

Read this analysis of protein production in Saudi Arabia where new innovation and practices are helping to build a more sustainable future for agriculture.

Horn of Africa: Urgent action needed to avert a hunger catastrophe after drought

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Food & beverage

Horn of Africa: Urgent action needed to avert a hunger catastrophe after drought

Learn what has led to the drought in Somalia and parts of Kenya and Ethiopia. Our agriculture expert details what needs to happen to prevent further disaster.