Revolutionising the Global Food System

Astrong theme emerged from the Future Food Tech Summit in London this week, that the world is in desperate need of innovative and sustainable solutions to increase agricultural output, while reducing inputs, in order to meet the needs of a growing population. At the forefront of these discussions was the consensus that the global food ecosystem is [...]

By | November 5th, 2016|Commercial, Enterprise, Technology|Comments Off on Revolutionising the Global Food System

Desert Farm leads Future FoodTech

The Future FoodTech and World Agritech Investment Summits in London this week will unveil some of the leading agricultural innovations over the last few years. The focus will firmly be on post-harvest food industry, which is certainly emerging as the hottest sector for innovation and investment, but which technologies have the potential to deliver truly game-changing solutions? [...]

By | October 31st, 2016|Commercial, Enterprise, Technology|Comments Off on Desert Farm leads Future FoodTech

Seawater Technology Solutions for Food Security

According to the World Health Organisation about 20% of the world’s people live in regions that don’t have enough water for their needs. With the global population increasing by 80 million each year, a third of the planet will likely face water shortages by 2025. This looming water crisis is inextricably linked to food production because agriculture [...]

By | August 9th, 2016|Commercial, Enterprise, Global, Governments, Sustainability, Technology|Comments Off on Seawater Technology Solutions for Food Security

Next Generation of Sustainable Food Supply

Across the world, there are pioneers who are changing the way we think about food. Some use GPS data to create yield maps that show soil productivity, yield predictions and establish seasonal planting patterns. Others, use mobile phones to share information about weather reports, insurance products, and to access market prices, thereby empowering rural farmers [...]

By | June 15th, 2016|Commercial, Emerging Markets, Research, Technology|Comments Off on Next Generation of Sustainable Food Supply

A game changer for Africa’s Megaprojects

The Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) megaproject is one of the largest of its kind in sub-Saharan Africa, and Kenya’s most ambitious infrastructure megaproject to date. It includes construction of 700 km of standard-gauge track, 33 stations, and dozens of wagons and locomotives. Just like its huge cost pegged at $4.99 billion, so are the expectations [...]

By | June 2nd, 2016|Africa, Commercial, Governments, Investments|Comments Off on A game changer for Africa’s Megaprojects