Food production is key to human survival, making FDI in agriculture both attractive and complicated due to its potential impact upon food security and climate change.
Carbon farming can be a tool to build a sustainable farming future, but only as a temporary fix towards long-term solutions.
Carbon farming has the potential to be beneficial to farmers and the environment, but it needs to convince a hesitant agriculture community that it is effective and makes economic sense.
The rise of plant-based meat and dairy products is driven by many forces, from 'flexitarians' to the popularity of Veganuary, but the food industry faces cultural and political barriers as it moves from beef to leaf.
A survey of UK business leaders by Kroll states that 61% believe the Covid-19 pandemic recovery will take two years, while 11% believe it will take up to five years.
A report by the London School of Economics and Political Science states that Chinese investment has had a positive impact in Ethiopia, adding that investment from China doesn't deserve to be demonised.
A University of Oxford/UN Environment Programme report shows that just 18% of pandemic recovery spending is 'green', but there is still time to 'build back' in a more sustainable way.
In spite of the Covid-19 pandemic, Africa's start-up agritech community enjoyed a stellar 2020, with project numbers and capital inflows on the rise.
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