Agriculture has lived with volatility in the highs and lows of production and demand, but now comes an even greater test as global eating habits signal more change for farming
Future of Agriculture & Food
With global demand for food set to rise by at least 60 per cent over the next 35 years, agriculture is poised for another revolution. This report examines the major issues affecting the sector in the 21st century, including food security, depleting natural resources, climate change, genetically modified crops and changes in global eating habits. It also explores the UK’s reliance on imported food, growing yields in agri-investments, important recent agribusiness mergers and acquisitions, and five top tech innovations in the agricultural industry
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The agribusiness sector is booming as global players, particularly in China, move to secure a bigger slice of food production
Supporters and opponents of genetically modified food are passionate in their beliefs, but who is more persuasive?
The UK is dependent on food imports and therefore at the mercy of policies and events outside its control