Assessing Climate Change Impacts

To  many people, climate change is a fairly recent issue. Yet, governments all around the world have been commissioning scientists and economists to analyse the impacts of climate change since the 1970s. As nations and businesses work towards building a low-carbon, climate resilient economy, access to finance has emerged as a critical [...]

By | December 2nd, 2017|Governments, Sustainability, Technology|0 Comments

Agrifood Technology: Feeding The Future

Agrifood tech is the small but growing segment of the startup and venture capital universe that’s aiming to improve or disrupt the global food and agriculture industry.  Globally, food and agriculture (agrifood) is a $7.8 trillion industry, responsible for feeding the planet and hiring well over 40% of it. It is also responsible [...]

By | September 8th, 2017|agriculture, Agtech, Sustainability|0 Comments

Future Challenges of Water Sustainability

In February 2017, the World Water-Tech Innovation Summit returned to London for the 6th year, focused on the need for greater collaboration between stakeholders in creating a better approach to future water sustainability. The importance of this year’s meeting could not be underestimated. As the delegates shared their knowledge networks, it was appreciated that [...]

By | April 26th, 2017|Emerging Markets, Sustainability|Comments Off on Future Challenges of Water Sustainability

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

Understanding the Circular Economy

A circular economy is one that is restorative and regenerative by design, and which aims to keep products, components and materials at their highest utility and value at all times, distinguishing between technical and biological cycles. It’s interesting to note that the concept is taking shape with great interest from Governments, Economists, Investors, Public and Private sector practitioners. But [...]

By | November 1st, 2015|Economy, Global, Research, Sustainability, Technology|Comments Off on Understanding the Circular Economy

Africa: Emerging as an Enterprise Ecosystem

One can argue that there is no clear definition of African entreprise. Many point to the fact that business activities in various forms have always existed on the continent. Legendary kings, traders, cities and empires flourished from trade in salt, gold, ivory and slaves. In recent times, the citizen may have come to rely heavily [...]

By | June 30th, 2015|Africa, Digital, Economy, Emerging Markets, Enterprise, Governments|Comments Off on Africa: Emerging as an Enterprise Ecosystem