This policy note by the Agri-Food Economic Systems takes stock of the recent developments in agricultural markets prior to the 2019 seeding season, and assesses the ramifications of some rapid shifts in agricultural markets, trade policies, animal disease status, and geopolitics.
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06.02.2019 · Enhancing Natural Capital
By 2050, nearly 10 billion people will live on the planet. Can we produce enough food sustainably? The synthesis report of the World Resources Report: Creating a Sustainable Food Future shows that it is possible – but there is no silver bullet. This report offers a five-course menu of solutions to ensure we can feed everyone without […]
30.01.2019 · Optimizing Growth
New research prepared by the International Livestock Research Institute for the World Economic Forum’s Meat: the Future dialogue series looks at the role of the livestock sector in developing and emerging economies to 2030 and beyond.
30.11.2018 · Ensuring Public Trust
This study talks about expired food being repackaged, vegetable oil added to olive oil, a mixture of chalk and food coloring sold as turmeric… food fraud is a growing evil in the agri-food industry and represents more than ever a prevailing key issue within the supply chain, from producer to distributor. In order to better understand […]
02.11.2018 · Enhancing Natural Capital
This report provides the most complete analysis of comprehensive wealth ever undertaken in Canada and one of the only such analyses undertaken for any country. Based on data from Statistics Canada and other reliable sources, the International Institute for Sustainable Development looked at the evolution of comprehensive wealth from 1980 to 2015…
A battle royal is brewing over what to call animal cells grown in cell culture for food. Should it be in-vitro meat, cellular meat, cultured meat or fermented meat? What about animal-free meat, slaughter-free meat, artificial meat, synthetic meat, zombie meat, lab-grown meat, non-meat or artificial muscle proteins?
U.S. agriculture is vital to meeting a growing global population’s demand for food, fiber, feed, and fuel. Smart technologies, big data, and improvements in crop genetics present producers with promising new opportunities for meeting these needs…
Blockchain could one day be used to monitor ocean resources and allocate fishing rights…