If you were to look at the forecasts and predictions on paper, the fact we’re faced with a changing climate and over nine billion people to feed by 2050 could be seen as bleak. Uncertainty on how to continue our current and the rising competition for food are the two major obstacles that we need […]
The Upcoming Food Revolution: Bringing Back a Carbon Neutral Seed Next to Our Windows
It is fairly complex to keep up with all the issues the industrialized agriculture and the agri-food chain face nowadays. From palm trees harvested for their oil destroying an increasing portion of Indonesia’s and Malaysia’s rainforest alongside its biodiversity to the progressive but already dramatically advanced mass destruction of our arable lands, our current industrial […]
COP24: Expectations, Hopes and People’s Demands
The world will gather during 3 – 14 December 2018 in the beautiful Polish city of Katowice to discuss climate change at COP24. COP refers to the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). Last year, at COP23, the dialogue was renamed Talanoa Dialogue. The goal remains the […]
Are Organic Fertilisers Better for Crops than Chemical Fertilisers?
Do you want to improve the health of your crops? In order for all plants to grow, they need certain nutrients. While some are able to get these nutrients from the soil, others will need some help along the way to grow. This means that you might have to use fertiliser to give your crops […]
Can Agriculture Be A Success Story For Singapore?
Lately many people seem to be wondering if agricultural development could succeed in Singapore. Kenny Eng, the president of the Kranji Countryside Association, seems to think so suggesting that the farms in Singapore should be valued for more than the economic productive capabilities that they possess. The question is why agriculture couldn’t be a success? […]