Life-and-death struggle for energy efficiency

Child walking on cracked land in drought

In the tangled relationship with water resources and food production, energy efficiency is saving livelihoods and lives

AI promises a food revolution, from farm to supermarket

From growing herbs to predicting fresh food demand, artificial intelligence could yield big gains

Linking food and energy to save water

Amazon River

The interdependence of water, energy and food resources requires co-ordinated policies and improved management

The commercial potential of drones in 5 charts

Drones are set to improve business efficiency through the lowering of labour and service costs, and have the potential to deliver real-time data that could benefit every sector from the military to transport

5 sectors set to benefit from 5G

While people are only just getting to grips with the concept of 5G, never mind agreeing what it will actually mean when it arrives, there are some finger-in-the-air ideas being bandied about by the tech community

Time for another agriculture revolution

A scientific consensus exists that three of the most important 21st-century issues are food security, depleting natural resources and climate change – agriculture is at the heart of this trilemma

Growing yields in agri-investments

Sometimes seen as an alternative – rather than mainstream – investment, agriculture is tipped as a profitable place for investors to put their money

M&A fever grips emerging markets

The agribusiness sector is booming as global players, particularly in China, move to secure a bigger slice of food production