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How Ag Innovation Supports the Global Food System

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Consumers have a number of choices when it comes to what they eat. South American quinoa, Spanish olives, English cucumbers, French wines, North African couscous, California berries, Asian curries, and so much more. But we don’t often stop to think about how (or why) this is all possible. 
 

Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative Opens Benchmark for Social Compliance Schemes in Fishing, Agriculture and Aquaculture Sectors

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PARIS, May 10, 2021 /3BL Media/ – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative (SSCI) has today opened its social benchmark to the fishing, agriculture and land-based aquaculture sectors with the launch of benchmark requirements for its new At-Sea Operations and Primary Production scopes.

MilliporeSigma Honors Earth Day Today and Every Day

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MilliporeSigma believes taking a holistic approach to sustainability helps scientists take big steps toward smaller footprints. Learn more about our efforts here.

CGF Social Sustainability Newsletter | Q1 2021

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www.tcgfsocial.com | www.tcgfssci.com | In this video, hear from the CGF's Thomas van Haaren share updates from the CGF Social Sustainability Coalitions from the first quarter of 2021.

Field to Market Awarded Walton Family Foundation Grant to Advance Supply Chain Sustainability Efforts in U.S. Agriculture

$760,000 grant will support development of greenhouse gas emissions reporting guidance among other key priorities
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WASHINGTON, April 14, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Field to Market®: The Alliance for Sustainable Agriculture announced today that it was awarded a two-year grant totaling $760,000 by the Walton Family Foundation to advance supply chain sustainability efforts across U.S. commodity crop production.

Jim Thorne, President of Nourish Ventures and SVP, Partnerships & Strategy for Griffith Foods Hosted Networking discussion at Future Food Tech Summit

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Jim Thorne, President of Nourish Ventures and SVP, Partnerships & Strategy for Griffith Foods hosted a networking discussion at the Future Food-Tech Summit! He welcomed leaders to join the conversation and explore: Barriers to Scaling New Alternative Protein Ventures. Jim also was a 'Shark' at their start-up arena as they welcomed presenting start-ups:

Fighting Climate Change on the Farm and in the Checkout Line

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What if you—yes, you—could do something every day to actively fight climate change? What if it were as simple and familiar as going to the grocery store? Here’s how a new Bayer initiative could put the power to rewrite the carbon story directly into your hands. 

The Future of Food: 4 Solutions for a Hungry Planet

Learn why feeding the world's growing population will prove ever more difficult; but innovative solutions with investment potential could be ahead.
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By 2050, the world's population is forecast to surpass 10 billion people. To keep pace with population growth, the United Nations estimates that the global food supply will need to increase 50% over current volume to accommodate projected demand.

City Food: The Vertical Farms Growing Produce Next Door

Episode 5: Vertical farms are optimized around one idea: Growing fresh, local produce incredibly well.
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In this episode, we talk to a wide range of guests about the innovation that drives vertical farming, the sustainability challenges it addresses, and the advances in plant breeding that could take large-scale indoor agriculture into the mainstream.

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In this episode, we talk to a wide range of guests about the innovation that drives vertical farming, the sustainability challenges it addresses, and the advances in plant breeding that could take large-scale indoor agriculture into the mainstream.

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