Present and future challenges of agriculture will be drawn up and possible solutions will be presented. Digitalisation opens new horizons for agriculture: how can space data influence agricultural production? Will robots overtake humans on the fields?
As the next generation takes over, new technologies are being implemented rapidly, while leading agribusiness companies are teaming up with agritech startups. As production is no longer tied to the countryside or soil, urban farmers are disrupting the industry. What is changing and what remains?
Our food system has various impacts on our environment, and there are more possibilities than ever when it comes to choosing food. Climate change poses new challenges on the agrifood sector. How can our food choices make a difference?
Being highly exposed to environmental changes requires agriculture to constantly renew itself. 3 vital topics will be elaborated: the importance of bees in our ecosystem, water footprint of foods and COVID-19’s effect on agriculture. Is innovation the answer to all of these challenges?