The agricultural sector will play a crucial role in securing steady food production, and we’ll need new farming practices to meet the demand for food in tomorrow’s developing world. Rapid urbanisation, the damage of monocrop farming, and the resources consumed to transport food over long distances are pushing us to rethink how and where we grow the food for major urban centres. But change is coming and the future of agriculture is here.

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Topspreker, trendwatcher & futurist

Richard van Hooijdonk

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As the global population soars, can we keep up with hunger? Vertical farming, smart algorithms, and gene editing promise a future in which farmers can feed the world.

The Future of Agriculture