Tag Archives: Agriculture

Agriculture 4.0 – Digitalization as an Opportunity

One of the greatest challenges of our generation is to provide a rapidly growing number of people with sufficient food – and healthy food. This study examines how agriculture and industry can, and must, cooperate in the future to tackle this mammoth task. The report is available from the Roland Berger website

Global Innovation Index 2017

The Global Innovation Index provides detailed metrics about the innovation performance of 127 countries and economies around the world. Its 81 indicators explore a broad vision of innovation, including political environment, education, infrastructure and business sophistication. Now in its 10th edition, the GII 2017 focuses on innovation in agriculture and food systems. In the coming …
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Factiva offers a gamma of Industry Snapshots to offer readers a glimpse of the most relevant data about a particular industry and includes a comprehensive one-page summary.  “Agriculture” is a good example where you can find targeted news, reports, charts, analysis and financial data. The full text of the report is available on the web to students, …
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Global Food Losses and Food Waste

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has just launched the report, “Global Food Losses and Food Waste”. The study found that roughly one-third of the food produced in the world for human consumption every year – approximately 1.3 billion tons – gets lost or wasted. Here are the report’s other major findings: -Industrialized and developing …
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Realizing a New Vision for Agriculture

The World Economic Forum, in collaboration with McKinsey & Company, has launched the report, “Realizing a New vision for Agriculture: A Roadmap for Stakeholders”. The study focuses on the power of agriculture to drive food security, environmental sustainability and economic opportunity. Its aspirations are high, not least of which are to increase production by 20 …
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UNCTAD Technology and Innovation Report 2010

(CC) franz88/Flickr The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) has just released its Technology and Innovation Report 2010, subtitled “Enhancing Food Security in Africa Through Science, Technology and Innovation”. The report focuses on the challenges of improving agricultural performance in Africa and the role of technology and innovation in raising agricultural production and …
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