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36 global agri-businesses team up to tackle challenges

Friday, September 16, 2016 - 05:50
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Olam's chief executive Sunny Verghese, speaking at the launch of the alliance at Olam's Building Sustainable Futures Forum on Thursday, said the agriculture sector was up against tremendous challenges - the loss of arable land, insufficient water resources and the impact of climate change on weather patterns.

Singapore

THREE dozen of the world's largest global agri-businesses have come together to jointly tackle major environmental and social challenges in agricultural supply chains, even as an industry leader has warned of the food and agriculture sector becoming a potential geopolitical