In this thirteenth edition of Cultivate, we focus on the innovative technology that is helping to change the food and agribusiness sector.
July 20, 2017
If you could eat a hamburger made entirely from cultured cow tissue, would you do it?
It is widely accepted that current farming methods are not sufficient to feed the world’s growing population and that investment in new agricultural technologies will be necessary if we are going to find a way to feed the world’s estimated nine billion people by 2050.
Three recent mega-deals – the merger of Dow and DuPont, ChemChina’s acquisition of Syngenta, and the merger of Bayer and Monsanto – as well as a less publicised transaction involving Bunge and Cargill – have turned the European Commission’s spotlight on the agricultural sector.
The EU has recently published a detailed review on the “Impacts of EU trade agreements on the agricultural sector.”
The long-awaited Safe Food for Canadians Regulations (Regulations) have been pre-published in the Canada Gazette I. The public consultation on the proposed Regulations closed on April 21, 2017.
Periods of drought have the ability to devastate crops. A lack of rainfall can leave subsistence farmers, who are reliant on a successful harvest, in desperate situations.
After entering its first recession in 25 years, Nigeria is looking for ways to kick-start its economy in a world of lower oil prices.
On May 10, the Competition Commission of Singapore (CCS) published a market study report on formula milk supply to babies, infants and young children in Singapore.
On April 25, 2017, President Trump issued the Presidential Executive Order on Promoting Agriculture and Rural Prosperity in America.
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