Month: April 2022

Advancing Research to Support Smallholder Farmers

Advancing Research to Support Smallholder Farmers

Research Triangle Park, NC April 26, 2022 Source: https://www.5metis.com/news Crop protection innovator awarded grant from the Bill &Melinda Gates Foundation to expand research initiatives to combat pathogens destroying crop outcomes. 5Metis, Inc., a recently formed pure-play discovery company specializing in crop health, is expanding its research in the area of crop protection with the intention …

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David Farquhar - We simply must grow more of our food far closer to home in ways that reduce emissions

We simply must grow more of our food far closer to home in ways that reduce emissions

Agrifood and transport are the two most polluting industries on earth, David Farquhar, chief executive of Intelligent Growth Solutions, tells Emma Newlands.   David Farquhar is the chief executive of Intelligent Growth Solutions (IGS), which specializes in technology regarding “vertical farming” – growing crops indoors in layers stacked on top of each other. The Edinburgh-based …

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