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“Meat-free products that require absolutely no change in recipe or eating experience. That’s what we’re shooting for,” said Shovel. “The bottom line is that there is room for more than one solution to the protein issue,” adds Manzoni. The Role of Artificial Intelligence in Food Today, artificial intelligence (AI) is outperforming humans in many domain-specific […]

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A company in Scotland has unveiled what it claims is arguably the world’s most technically advanced indoor farm. Intelligent Growth Solutions’ vertical farm uses artificial intelligence and specially designed power and communication technologies. The firm says this reduces energy costs by 50% and labour costs by 80% when compared to other indoor growing environments, and […]

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We all eat food. Most of us every day. Most of us several times a day. Food is undoubtedly one of the most constant and impactful aspects of our lives. And the ways that we produce — and consume it — are impactful as well. We all know about climate change. Agricultural activities (crop, livestock and fossil fuel) contribute approximately […]

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It is important that Africa seeks to embrace agricultural innovations in order to compete in an evolving global bio-economy. Currently, African countries import approximately $25 billion worth of food every year to be able to meet their food and nutrition requirements; only about $1 billion emanates from intra-African trade. These innovative solutions must be implemented […]

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The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) signed an agreement to develop the first national State of Food Security and Nutrition in Pakistan (SOFI) report. This will be the first national level SOFI report prepared along the lines of FAO’s annual flagship report on global and regional […]

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