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  • [New] Tens of thousands of people have been left without their usual income, having to leave their homes; water is insufficient to irrigate crops, while the food balance and social stability of Cambodia are under threat. / Russian Council
  • [New] The current pace of food production and yield is not being able to keep up with the population growth, which is expected to hit 10 billion over the next three decades. / Wiley Online Library
  • [New] Increased exposures to Chinese-style fast food may reduce child BMI and the risk of overweight and obesity, indicating a positive health impact of Chinese fast food. / Frontiers
  • [New] In southern Madagascar the worst drought in 40 years - combined with rising food prices, sandstorms, and pests affecting staple crops - is expected to push 28,000 people into famine-like conditions by the end of the year. / World Food Programme
  • [New] Continued global temperature rises could cut crop yields by more than 25%, while more frequent extreme weather events will have devastating effects on farmers' land, livelihoods and food security. / DW.COM
  • [New] Many small-scale producers live in climate vulnerability hotspots - if they are not supported to adapt to the impacts of climate change, it will have a devastating impact on rural communities and the global food systems of which they are the backbone. / DW.COM
  • [New] The alternative meat market in Korea is estimated at around 20 billion won ($18 million), but the global market is expected to show rapid growth. / Korea JoongAng Daily
  • [New] Getting global attention to food systems is hard to envision except as a sub-set of climate change, pandemic, and gender equity. / Impakter
  • [New] Presence of major global food industries in the U.S. will support the demand for microalgae in the company years. / PR Newswire
  • [New] The market share of large-scale farms was estimated at $3.3 billion by Precedence Research in 2020 and is anticipated to increase nearly ten-fold, reaching $31.6 billion by 2030. / Streetwise Reports
  • [New] Technology is needed now more than ever to deal with the Covid-19 fallout for the food system, which is still playing out and threatening vulnerable populations around the world. / Genetic Literacy Project
  • [New] Inflation is expected to remain lofty until 2022 in some emerging market and developing economies, in part related to persistent food price pressures and currency depreciation - creating another gap. /
  • [New] The average Canadian family could pay nearly $700 more on food in 2021, due to an overall increase in food prices of up to five per cent. / iPolitics
  • [New] There would be 534,000 climate-related deaths worldwide, including deaths from cancer, by 2050, from changes in the food supply and the reduced consumption of fruits and vegetables. / ascopost
  • [New] Global food systems are expected to deliver on a daunting triple challenge: providing food security and nutrition, providing incomes to more than 500 million farmers and others in the food supply chain, and do so sustainably. / Queensland Farmers' Federation
  • [New] Global food delivery TAM assumes the global food delivery market continues growing at 10.9% annually from 2028-2030 (consistent with Research and Market's estimated CAGR through 2028). / Forbes
  • [New] Inflation is expected to remain elevated into 2022 in some emerging market and developing economies, where pressure on food prices and currency depreciation has also contributed to downgraded outlooks. / DW.COM
  • [New] Desalinisation provides a unique opportunity to convert brackish or saline water into a supply suitable for different applications, like livestock, processing systems for agriculture or spraying. / GetFarming
  • [New] Higher energy and food demands are forecast as a consequence of expected global population growth, predicted by the UN to reach 8.5 billion in 2030, 9.7 billion by 2050 and 10.9 billion in 2100. / GetFarming

Last updated: 01 August 2021