Released by US-based sustainability non-profit Ceres, the new guide shows the environmental and social impacts of eight different agricultural commodities: Beef, corn, dairy, fiber-based packaging, palm oil, soybeans, sugarcane, and wheat.
Mahfuz Ahmed –
To produce enough food to meet burgeoning demand, Asia’s farms will need to undergo a twenty-first-century transformation. Asian Development Bank food and agriculture expert Mahfuz Ahmed explains how.
Christine Chemnitz –
Agrilculture expert Christine Chemnitz explains why a future in which agricultural production is digitised bodes well for some of the world’s largest companies, but would leave problems associated with industrialised agriculture unsolved.
Rebecca Walker Chan –
From ending poverty and hunger to responding to climate change and sustaining our natural resources, food, and agriculture. agribusinesses can make a major contribution towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals in Southeast Asia.
Stanford University academic Henry I Miller argues that access to agricultural technology such as herbicides, pesticides, and genetically modified crops is a fundamental right for farmers, and can help feed the world's hungry billions.
Blockchain could revolutionise the agricultural supply chain, potentially saving the sector billions, strengthening food security, and pushing the sustainability agenda. KPMG's Chris de Lavigne and Craig Rawlings explain how.
In South Asia, where population pressures pose a significant food security challenge, growing at least two crops per year boosts productivity, writes International Maize and Wheat Improvement Centre's Julie Mollins.
This paper aims to provide policy makers with an overview of how different organizations and sectors perceive the challenges and opportunities of sustainable agriculture in ASEAN and its contribution to ...
Brazil's financial sector is dependent on natural capital to support economic growth and ensure future returns for investors. Nature's assets are abundant in Brazil, from its farmland, forests and energy ...
Biofuels are becoming big policy and big business as countries around the world look to decrease petroleum dependence, reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the transportation sector, and support agricultural ...