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Urban Agriculture Summit 2013; the largest conference ever in the rapidly growing area of urban agriculture is drawing near - urban agriculture being one of the strongest trends according to Wall Street Journal, and the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences

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Food security and growing green cities are the focus of the 2022 Floriade and the 10 years of development towards this world expo summits like these will help understanding and developing solutions towards the  future food issues  

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World leaders in water technology to showcase latest solutions at IWS | ADFEC

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#Water the most important ingredient for the #horticultural industry also important for the #floriade2022

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U. of Ill. Study to focus on food-crop production

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Researchers at the University of Illinois will use a $25 million grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to study plant photosynthesis to see if food-crop production can be increased.
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Tv Meio Ambiente | Farming in the Sky in Singapore

Tv Meio Ambiente | Farming in the Sky in Singapore | Vertical farming   VertiFarm© | Scoop.it
The solution to the problem came in the form of a public-private partnership, with the launch of what has been hailed as the “world's first low carbon, water-driven rotating vertical farm” for growing tropical vegetables in an urban environment.

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Mundo Agropecuario's curator insight, September 19, 2013 4:10 PM

Interesante articulo!!!

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Sustainable approaches to reducing food waste in India - MIT News Office

Sustainable approaches to reducing food waste in India - MIT News Office | Vertical farming   VertiFarm© | Scoop.it

This January, MIT graduate students Paul Artiuch and Samuel Kornstein traveled throughout India to identify challenges and inefficiencies in India's agricultural system that result in millions of tons of wasted food each year. In this report, Artiuch and Kornstein describe their journey and some of their findings.

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Vertical Farm in Manchester

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Vertical Farm in Manchester by Liu Liwei, MAAD The project aim to create a new pattern of producing, processing, consuming …Continue reading »...
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Plant-e: living plants generate electricity Wageningen university group (WUR) creates electricity with growing plants great innovative plan

Plant-e is a company that develops products that can generate electricity from living plants. Based on natural processes electrons are harvested from the soil...

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New Technology Pipes Daylight into Windowless Rooms

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An innovative technology from a recent South Korean and British joint venture promises to deliver natural daylight to windowless spaces through a series of high-tech pipes, without heat gain or los...
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World's Largest Modular Prefabricated Tower Will Be Built at Atlantic Yards In Brooklyn and I Eat My Words

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Could this be the design breakthrough that could launch the vertical farms of the future ....  Fits great within the modular destign concept from #VertiFarm.  Horticultural Innovation for  #Floriade 2022

 

I had my doubts that this would ever happen, and I appear to have been wrong.

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Greenwell Westland - geothermie.nl Geothermie ook goed voor #VerticalFarming #vertifarm

Greenwell Westland - geothermie.nl Geothermie ook goed voor #VerticalFarming #vertifarm | Vertical farming   VertiFarm© | Scoop.it

Het Platform Geothermie is een non-profit organisatie (NGO) gericht op de bevordering van de toepassing van (diepe) geothermie of aardwarmte in Nederland. Het Greenwell project is een initiatief van vijf tuinbouwbedrijven, die aangesloten gaan worden op de aardwarmte.

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Food for thought for economists rethink our processes why process reengineering thinking is so important, for a whole industry

The Bright Future of Food - Bright Agrotech Bright Agrotech is a leader in vertical, space saving aquaponics and hydroponics systems and a commercial produce...
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Hydroponic Tomato Taste Test

It's time to find out what this hydroponic tomato actually tastes like. The variety is Big Beef. Compared to a soil grown Big Beef, I'd give this about an 8-8.5 out of 10. As expected, it's not quite as good as a soil grown tomato.

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6 Week Volksgarden Test with Hydro Grow's Vertical Light

High School students performed a 6 week grow test with Hydro Grow's 504w vertical light that was mounted inside OmegaGarden's Volksgarden.

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India could face crippling heat waves

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THE SUNDAY STORY An analysis of the output from 18 different global climate models indicates that India’s average annual surface air temperature could go up by between four degrees Celsius and seven degrees Celsius by the end of this century.

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2030: China's coming water crisis - Fortune Tech

2030: China's coming water crisis - Fortune Tech | Vertical farming   VertiFarm© | Scoop.it
A new report shows just how bad things could get by 2030. this is why water is a central focus of the 2022 #floriade2022 world horticultural expo #Almere
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Farmer Style (Gangnam Style Parody) Boer zoekt vrouw #bvzsite #Floriade2022

Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/petersonfarmbros T-Shirts and Online Store: http://thepetersonfarmbros.bigcartel.com


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Vertical farming can prevent outbrakes like this

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This is the reason why we need to be serious about food security and why vertical farming in a controlled environment is so important to secure food in all areas of the world without the risk of microorganism killing our food needed to feed the planet

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Pak-Brazil seminar on food security, poverty alleviation why not join conversation in making of Floriade 2022

Pak-Brazil seminar on food security, poverty alleviation why not join conversation in making of Floriade 2022 | Vertical farming   VertiFarm© | Scoop.it
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L.tak poon's curator insight, February 2, 2013 5:51 AM

Pakistan and top Brazilian experts came together to exchange knowledge on food security and poverty alleviation, to exchange knowledge and identify potential areas of cooperation between them.

 

For many years, Brazilians faces hunger and malnutrition. For that reason,

in 2003,Brazli created ‘Zero Hunger Programme’ which assure citizen able to access to healthy food. It's been successful and Brazil is defeating hunger, food insecurity and poverty.

 

On  March 2012,the Pakistani government ‘Zero Hunger Action Plan’ which benefitted 61 million people learning form the experience from Brazil's programme.

 

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Challenges in vertical farming NSF by Vertifarm

Challenges in vertical farming NSF national Science Foundation...
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A Vertical Farm For San Diego - EarthTechling

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A Vertical Farm For San DiegoEarthTechlingIt wasn't so long ago we brought you word of the Plantagon, that ingenious Swedish innovation designed to bring large-scale urban agriculture to new and existing buildings on the vertical axis.


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PowNed : Per dag kappen zeven boeren ermee

PowNed : Per dag kappen zeven boeren ermee | Vertical farming   VertiFarm© | Scoop.it

Elke dag stoppen zeven Nederlandse boeren met hun beroep. Sinds 2000 zijn al bijna 30.000 boerengezinnen gestopt. Dat blijkt uit cijfers van het Centraal Bureau voor de Statistiek.

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Grow Up! Vertical Farming for Everyone

The Spring System is an innovative vertical gardening tower enabling you to easily grow your own sustainable, nutritious food.

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"ook #rabobank ziet noodzaak in #VerticalFarming #VertiFarm

"ook #rabobank ziet noodzaak in #VerticalFarming  #VertiFarm | Vertical farming   VertiFarm© | Scoop.it

Hoe ziet de wereld er in 2020 uit? Een wereld vol nieuwe mogelijkheden, waarin technologie en verduurzaming een steeds grotere rol spelen. Maar ook een wereld in verandering met nieuwe spelers, onverwachte concurrentie en conjunctuur schommelingen. Wat doet de consument? Verandert zijn bestedingspatroon? Is er straks nog wel behoefte aan onze producten? Worden handelsbarrières geslecht of juist groter? Moeten we de productielocaties dichter bij de consument zoeken? Wat kunnen nieuwe ontwikkelingen betekenen voor uw bedrijf? Hier volgen vijf wereldwijde trends die volgens Rabobank een belangrijke impact hebben op ontwikkelingen in de glastuinbouw

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Feed Your City: Architecture + Farming

Feed Your City: Architecture + Farming | Vertical farming   VertiFarm© | Scoop.it
Read & see these diverse urban farming projects at: Feed Your City - Architecture + Farming: http://t.co/HJ6bvoXu...

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Why vertical farming is essential to feed the world "VertiFarm"

Vertical Farming VertiFarm the future of horticultural developments within urbanisations... with combining new technologies we might be able to come up with ideas how we can solving the global food issues. Construction, lighting, transport and use of water are just a few elements needed in our search to find these solutions.

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