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Global food security improves

Food security improved across the globe in the past year despite a drought in parts of the US and political conflict in some countries, according to The Economist Intelligence Unit’s Global Food Security Index. Source: Economist Intelligence Unit Following a slight decline in scores in the 2013 index driven by …

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Left to Right: Phil Jupitus (Awards Host), GFIA Team – Mohanad Terkawi/ Sales Director, Nicola Davison/ Conference Director, Rebecca McConnell/ Marketing Director, Anju Sami/ Event Manager, Chris Fountain/ Managing Director, Mark Beaumont/ Project Director, Tanya Selley/ Conference Manager, Hayley Cartledge/ Marketing Executive
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GFIA wins ‘Best Conference’ at 2014 Middle East Event Awards

The Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture has been recognised for its contribution to agricultural innovation by winning the prestigious “Best Conference” Award at the Middle East Event Awards. Source: Turret Media The Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture (GFIA), the world’s most influential event for the future of sustainable …

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Eyes in the sky for efficient use of the land

Small, cheap drones with easy-to-use software could revolutionise farming Relatively cheap and easy-to-use drones with advanced sensors and imaging capabilities are giving farmers new ways to increase yields, improve water use, and reduce crop damage. Author: Chris Anderson. Source: MIT Technology Review Ryan Kunde is a winemaker whose family’s picture-perfect …

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THEMES

This section lists entries from other sections of the Future Agriculture portal that can be classified into key areas of sectoral interest.  

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