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4 Possible Futures For The Global Food System

From a world where only the rich can afford nutritious food to hyper-local food production, what’s next?<p>Somehow, despite the fact that the global food system produces so many calories that 2.1 billion people are overweight or obese, it also leaves 800 million people without enough to eat. The …

7 eco-friendly fabrics that don’t sacrifice quality

Sustainability gets a bad rap in the fashion world according to Giusy Bettoni, CEO of the eco-textile consultancy C.L.A.S.S. She attributes this to …

Sustainability

This Contest Is Looking For Innovative Solutions To Emergency Food Crises

The World Food Programme and Singularity University are using an innovation prize to help families who have to suddenly worry about hunger.<p>In mid-2016, the United Nations took a radical step toward meeting its own Sustainable Development Goal of curing global hunger by 2030. Simply pouring more …

Agriculture

The 10 Most Innovative Companies In Food 2017

The food industry is rapidly changing as consumers develop an appetite for bold new flavors, healthier and more eco-friendly options, and more control over how their food gets served, delivered, and made. These 10 companies have hit on strategies that are serving up the biggest change in the …

Florida Blue Farms Digging Data for Savings and Profit

Brittany Lee of Waldo-based Florida Blue Farms stands in front of a young planting of blueberries.<br>Photo by Frank GilesBrittany Lee is no stranger to …

Farming

Cambodia Has Its Own Mobile Payment App, But Will It Catch On Beyond Phnom Penh?

Pi Pay, although little-known outside of its native Cambodia, has scaled quickly to become a ubiquitous digital wallet solution and the first e-commerce app to gain real traction in a city where many residents still refuse to trust credit cards and banks.<p>Now the company wants to stamp its pink logo …

Phnom Penh

Cambodia: A Country Bursting with Cryptocurrency Enthusiasts

<b>In Mean, a Cambodian software developer who caught the bitcoin bug quite early mined “a lot of bitcoin” when the price of bitcoin was even lower than</b> …

Cryptocurrency

Cambodia-India relations under the spotlight: Converging towards promoting trade ties - Khmer Times

While bilateral trade between Cambodia and India, the world’s 7th largest economy, remains modest in relative terms, Prime Minister Hun Sen’s …

Asia

US firm pitches massive solar project in Cambodia

US-based Omni Navitas pitched a project to the government for a US$500 million (15.6 billion baht) solar power plant that will be built through a …

Renewable Energy

Cambodia’s path toward sustaining long-term growth

Author: Pheakdey Heng, Enrich InstituteAfter it graduated from Least Developed Country status in July 2016, Cambodia’s economy has remained healthy …

Economic Development

A Century-Old Dairy Ditches Cows For High-Tech Plant Milk

As the story goes, Henry Schwartz's grandfather bought a herd of cows in Manhattan in the early 1900s and walked them across the Williamsburg Bridge all the way to the family farm in Elmurst, a neighborhood in Queens. By 1919, Schwartz's father, Max, and uncle, Arthur, were bottling milk under the …

Nutrition

South Korea opens market for Thai eggs

June 13, 2017<p>South Korea opens market for Thai eggs<p><b>South Korea is set to import</b> eggs from Thailand <b>to ease a shortage following its worst-ever</b> …

Sihanoukville – The New Macau of Southeast Asia

“Guess how many casinos are in Sihanoukville”, my taxi driver asked as we drove from the train station.<p>“20”, I said with confidence. I had read a …

Australia serves up plan to feed Asia | Australia

There's contentment on Andrew Starkey's face as he walks between the neat rows of macadamia trees.<p>Harvesting finished last week and the bushy plants are laden with new buds.<p>"We're quiet achievers," says the farmer and chairman of the Australian Macadamia Society. He continues, "Australia is the …