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Can Sweden's 'vertical farms' solve global food shortages?

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The coronavirus crisis has disrupted global food supply chains, leading to shortages in some countries. The World Bank warns 130 million people could be at risk of starvation. But an increa...

Hydroponic farm offers solution to water shortages

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(12 Dec 2017) LEADIN: A young farmer in Egypt is growing plants using a hydroponic system which he claims is more economical with resources. Instead of using soil, the crops are grown in w...

Could indoor farming help address food shortages?

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By 2050, Earth’s population is expected to rise to 10 billion, while the resources on the planet continue to shrink. Researchers in the Netherlands are experimenting with one way to feed mor...