The idea is simple. There are farmers who need money and people who want to invest in agriculture. Farmcrowdy takes 20% of the profits and the rest is shared evenly between farmer and investor.
The controversial laws are aimed at reforming India's agriculture sector and allowing farmers to market their produce. Opposition parties say the new bills could lead to the exploitation of farmers by big corporations.
Basic food crops for millions of people worldwide are endangered because of surging ground-level ozone concentration. Indian farms are among those most at risk. Scientists are now racing to make plants more resistant.
A drastic shift in EU agriculture policy to ensure survival of family farms and ecologically grown foodstuffs has been urged by protesters in Koblenz. The city is hosting EU farm ministers until Tuesday.
With high temperatures and water scarcity, the Emirates might seem an unlikely place for a farm. Yet, as coronavirus and climate change heighten the desire for food security, could vertical farms be the solution?
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