Project Description

Every man, woman and child should have access to healthy and nutritious food now and into the future. But in many countries, poverty, lack of fertile land, adverse weather conditions, inefficient farming practices, poor infrastructure and supply chains mean that many people are malnourished. Many solutions are available to address these challenges and even more are in development. A few examples from farm to food processor include: modern breeding and crop management, improved storage facilities, packaging solutions and more efficient supply chains. The marriage of sensors, data and IT has the potential to help farmers increase yields, reduce the use of resources and safeguard the environment. Product and process innovation can help players along the food chain save energy and avoid food spoilage between the farm gate and people’s refrigerators.