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Agriculture Sustainability

World’s first eco-industrial park for agribusiness

Zero-waste, circular economy and carbon offsetting are the buzz phrases that resound across the sustainability spectrum, particularly within the global agriculture industry. While many still contemplate their future actions, Parkactive is stepping forward with a new eco-industrial park concept in Colombia that achieves these fundamentals. CEO Cyril Kluxen spoke to Andy Probert on efforts to […]

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Agriculture AgTech Food Security Protein

Eat Well Group’s Portfolio Company to Expand Global Pulse Production, Comments on Food Security

Eat Well Investment Group Inc. (the “Company” or “Eat Well Group” or “EWG”) (CN:EWG) (US:EWGFF) (FRA:6BC0) announces its portfolio company, Belle Pulses (“Belle”), plans to upgrade and expand its production facilities to meet recent demand increases caused by the global food supply chain crisis. “Belle processes crops that are considered nitrogen fixers and typically require less fertilizer than other common […]

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Agriculture Startups Sustainability

When Zero-Waste Meets 3D Printing

GREENFILL3D – a Polish start-up operating on the edge of ecological, biodegradable materials and 3D printing, announces the premiere of its unique filament based on wheat bran – GF3D Branfill3d. The material was created in accordance with the modern concepts of zero-waste and circular economy – the wheat bran is a production waste resulting from […]

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Agriculture AgTech FinTech

Arya.ag and MAS Financial Services tie-up to offer Agri finance to small farmers & FPOs

Arya, India’s largest integrated grain commerce platform, announced a tie-up with leading NBFC, MAS Financial Services Limited to offer Agri-finance to farmers with a specific focus on small farmers and FPOs. The services will be offered by Arya.ag’s lending services arm, Aryadhan Financial Services Pvt. Ltd. The alliance will leverage Arya.ag’s digital technologies-led customer interface […]

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Agriculture AgTech FoodTech

AGRIVI Opens US Office and Appoints Bob Westbrook as Head of Sales 

AGRIVI has announced the opening of office in the United States and appointing Bob Westbrook as the Head of Sales. After the strong success in digitalizing agriculture worldwide and supporting some of the major agri-food businesses like Driscoll’s, Nestlé, BASF, Tequila Sauza, and many others, opening the US office will strengthen AGRIVI’s global leadership in […]

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Agriculture Commodities Fund Raise

India’s largest grain commerce platform, Arya.Ag, raises USD 60 Million Series C

Arya, India’s largest integrated grain commerce platform, today announced the close of its Series C round, having raised USD 60 million in a mix of equity and debt. The equity round was led by Asia Impact SA, Lightrock India and Quona Capital. The agritech platform also raised debt financing from the US International Development Finance […]

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Agriculture AgTech Biodiversity FoodTech

Innovation Forum Sparks Collaboration to Scale-up Agri-Food Tech

On the opening day of the 2nd International Agrobiodiversity Congress, live attendees from all over the world witnessed experts from research, startup, capital, and corporate backgrounds come together around one virtual table at The Agri-Food Tech Innovation Forum, “The Role of Venture Capital in Agricultural and Food Systems: Creating Opportunities and Scaling Up Science-Based Innovations.” […]

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Agriculture AgTech Sustainability

Pinduoduo envisions a smart and sustainable future of agriculture

Pinduoduo, China’s largest agriculture platform, is stepping up its spending on research and development (R&D) as it invests in a future of smart and sustainable agriculture.  Under Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Chen Lei, a computer scientist by training, the six-year-old company reported record R&D spending in the third quarter ended September, rising 34% to […]

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Agriculture Events FoodTech Sustainability

Registration open until November 1st for Cultivate Tomorrow, the first US hackathon focused solely on cellular agriculture and cell cultured food

Students from MIT, UC Davis, Northwestern, OSU, UC Berkeley, Harvard, and numerous other academic institutions have launched Cultivate Tomorrow, a cellular and acellular agriculture hackathon to connect academia and industry. Marilyn McNamara, Director of Business and Product Development at Matrix Meats, believes that “The obstacles in our way are huge, and require a consistent influx of bright, […]

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Agriculture Biodiversity Events Food Security Sustainability

Agrobiodiversity Innovation Challenge: Call for innovative solutions in the agri-food tech space

The Agrobiodiversity Innovation Challenge is seeking innovators driven by a passion for solving challenges in the agri-food sector by utilizing or conserving agrobiodiversity. As part of the 2nd International Agrobiodiversity Congress, November 15-18, 2021, in Rome, the Agrobiodiversity Innovation Challenge will recognize new products, services, and best practices that can help farmers, consumers, and food […]