Category: Agribusiness

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How This Tiny Country Feeds the World

The Netherlands, or Holland as many people know it by (difference explained here), is a relatively small country that ranks 135th in the worlds landmass rankings. Apart from their already tiny landmass, they also have...

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Moringa: The Mircale Tree

There are many promising and undiscovered crops out there, yet, Moringa is a truly spectacular one. The incredible high nutritional value of this plant makes it all real hidden gem as it poses incredible...

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Brazil: A Food Producing Giant

Did you know that Brazil is the second largest (volume) food producer? They are also a long way off from reaching their full potential! Currently Brazil has almost 70 million hectares of farmland in...

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Private Investors Play Key Role in Food Security

According to the report ‘Recurring Storms‘, published by the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), private investment into agriculture is needed to bolster the efforts made to meet the UN’s food security-related Sustainable...

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The Farm of the Future

In San Fransisco AeroFarms is creating a massive indoor farm. With urban populations on the rise, the innovators are looking beyond traditional farming methods to provide consumers with fresh and nutritious  crops. With their...

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Professional Surfers go Farming

This charming documentary is about how a group of profesional surf buddies ditched their international surf careers to start Moy Hill CSA Farm, a farm growing organic vegetables in Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way. ”I’m learning...

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Arise to Open its Doors in January 2017

In a press release Banque Popular Du Rwanda (BPR) announced that Rabobank, FMO and Norfund are pooling their activities into a new investment and development vehicle named Arise as of January 1st 2107. The ambition of the...

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EU Relaxes Stevia Blend Formulation Regulations

On Thursday, November 3rd, Regulation (EU) 2016/1814 comes into force. This legislation amends the specifications for steviol glycosides set out in an annex to regulation (EU) No 231/2012. The updated regulation has removed the rule that...

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