Sustainable Agriculture Key To Feeding Asia

Food Production is intrinsically tied to water and energy. Agriculture is the largest consumer of the world’s freshwater resources, and more than one-quarter of the energy used globally is expended on food production and supply. The agriculture sector is one of Asia’s economic pillars, supporting the livelihoods of a significant…

The Kolo Nafaso Programme By AAK

Shea, an ingredient that is commonly found in cosmetic products, is a global favourite. Due to its exceptional composition that makes it nutritional, durable and versatile, many businesses vie to acquire Shea and incorporate them into their product, especially chocolate confectionery industries. Shea elevates both taste and quality of chocolates…

Olam Urges Brands To Adopt New Rice Eco-Label To Support Sustainable Rice Production

Olam International is calling for retailers and food brands to back the new “Sustainable Rice Platform-Verified” Assurance Scheme and consumer pack label[1], which will allow consumers to choose products that directly support efforts to increase farmer incomes and reduce the environmental impact of rice production. Speaking ahead of UN Climate…

PepsiCo Partners USAID To Launch $20 Million Partnership To Empower Women In Agriculture

PepsiCo has announced a new five-year, $20 million partnership with the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) under the Women's Global Development and Prosperity (W-GDP) Initiative, supporting the global food and beverage leader's efforts to empower women in agriculture and help build a more sustainable food system. The goal of the project…

DSM New Strategic Initiative Drives Sustainable Animal Farming

As the world’s population grows, demand for animal protein will continue to rise. Over time, this need for ever-increasing quantities of animal protein, which is already placing tremendous pressure on our planet’s finite natural resources, will lead to significant environmental strain, and take our food systems well beyond the planet’s…

Olam To Speed Innovation To Address Global Food Security

Olam International, in partnership with Agropolis Fondation, is on the hunt for ground-breaking scientific research that can deliver transformational impacts within global agriculture and win a USD$75,000 grant to support development and implementation. Unlike other research awards, the Olam Prize for Innovation in Food Security requires clear evidence of potential…
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