Can organic agriculture sustainably feed the world in 2050? A new study published in Nature Communications addressed the question. / Adrian Müller
AgTech investments are booming. Are large seed and agriculture chemical companies still in the game? / Matthew Beckwith
The general context in which innovations are launched has changed. Companies are now facing a societal risk. / Eddy Fougier
Technological advances converge with a growing demand for customized products and services, that take into account health concerns. / Eddy Fougier
Some consumers wish to produce and transform their food in an increasingly autonomous way, according to their quality standards. / Eddy Fougier
Food industry giants seek differentiation through innovative business models. Three recent strategies bear witness to this.
In India, media have reported tensions between farmers, domestic, and multinational seed firms. But what do we know about the Indian consumers’ perspective?
The rise of digital interfaces is not just a matter of matching supply and demand. Collaborative platforms have emerged alongside marketplaces.
The evolution of food demand is a key driver for the proper management of natural resources, and as such a central element of the energy transition.
Our foodstuffs in the future may be full of surprises. The challenges are high, human imagination is boundless.
By combining low-cost services, live information and simple innovations, the mobile Internet can allow African agriculture to move up a gear.
How to deal with the people's reticence without taking extrem options, such as banning GMOs or ignoring the public outcry? A well-informed, serene debate is due. But is it still possible?
The problem of food security is exposed to considerable stress due to the variety of issues involved. prospects and possibilities. / Marion Guillou
Every large city owes its growth to a generous hinterland, able to feed its inhabitants. The equation is changing. But it still has to be solved.
While it is difficult to accept that zero risk is impossible to achieve, unknown dangers appear every day. What are the new challenges, how can we meet them?
What is of most concern to politicians and other interested parties is not so much upward pressure on prices but the spread of volatility. Wherein lies the solution?
Make no mistake, at the level of individual enterprise as well as the wider economy, externalities will occupy a central role for the foreseeable future.
Contrary to widely held belief there is arable land that could be cultivated without risking further encroachment on our forests. / Hervé Guyomard & Agneta Forslund
Feeding more than nine billion people by year 2050 in a sustainable way is not an impossible task provided certain conditions are met.
Feeding more than nine billion people by year 2050 in a sustainable way is not an impossible task provided certain conditions are met. / Marion Guillou
The green revolution in Africa may have already begun, pointing to the so-called Malawi Miracle, a case study in how subsidized fertilizer and hybridized seeds transformed a chronic recipient of food aid into a country that now exports food to its neighbors.
About one out of six people in the world goes hungry on any given day, but the cause of the hunger is not only the food.