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Founder and executive director of Global Cerah, Willie Ng tells Eco-Business how his start-up is helping to mitigate the food cost crisis in Malaysia by turning agricultural waste into alternative protein for animal feed, and how his passion for finding solutions keeps him going.
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As theories circulate that climate change could benefit some farmers, one in China’s Northwest faces harsher realities.
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Hong Kong had never experienced a food shortage before – until 2022. The city now imports 98 per cent of vegetables and produce from other countries. Do indoor farms have the potential to help it weather the next unexpected shortfall?
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Top UN biodiversity officials say transforming agriculture to better protect ecosystems and poor farmers will be difficult but offers plenty of opportunities if done right.
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#fertilisers Opinion

Deep-tech and precision agric
Six decades after the Green Revolution began, the rise of robotics and artificial intelligence may usher in another agricultural transformation. By enabling farmers to grow more while using fewer resources and generating less waste, these tools could make food production cheaper and more sustainable.
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According to the Brookings Institution, Africa spent around $43 billion on food imports in 2019. Due to the current inflationary environment, most recent estimates are probably higher.
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Recommendations to price agricultural emissions in New Zealand have now been submitted to the government. However, numerous uncertainties surround the scheme, which will need to be addressed if it’s to work properly.
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With the world's population expected to hit 9.7 billion by 2050, agriculture needs to become more productive and sustainable.

Food & Agriculture

Ending hunger sustainably

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#fertilisers Videos

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Designed with nanotechnology, the portable toilet recycles human waste into fertiliser without the need for water or electricity. Here's how.
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Philips, in partnership with Chicago-based Green Sense Farms, has created one of the largest indoor commercial farms using an innovative lighting technology that consumes less energy while producing higher and fresher yields.
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#fertilisers Podcasts

Vegan food
Humanity and the planet are suffering from a serious case of food poisoning. Eco-Business spoke to Brent Loken, WWF's global lead food scientist, about how changes to our diet can help fix our broken food system, and restore our health and the planet's strained ecosystems.
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