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One of the most fascinating, promising and important sectors of technology is food-tech. Humanity, after all, is on a food collision course with our food. demand is expected to increase anywhere between 59% to 98% by 2050 and our production is not keeping pace.  If we continue along this current trajectory, the simple math and sad truth is that people will suffer and die! Thank goodness, however, for precision agriculture and food technologies, both of which are allowing us to do more...

There is no doubt about it - the most important issues human beings will face tomorrow revolve around food production and water access and sanitation. According to a recent article by the BBC,  Water demand globally is projected to increase by 55% between 2000 and 2050. Much of the demand is driven by agriculture, which accounts for 70% of global freshwater use, and food production will need to grow by 69% by 2035 to feed the growing population. Water withdrawal for...

There are more than 400 cutting-edge Israeli ag-tech startups on the scene today. Precision-Agriculture is the future of farming and here are some of the hottest companies you'll meet on the welaunch Ag-tech and Food-tech Tour and conference this spring. • Biotech – Typically involves breeding of plants and bacteria with improved traits to help plant growth. Some companies use genetic technologies for that. These include companies such as Groundwork BioAg, Rootility, and Kaiima. • Smart farming – Data-based technologies making use...

welaunch is extremely excited to offer our Spring 2018 Ag-tech & Food-tech tour and conference. This is going to be an action packed six days, attending Israel's leading ag-tech and food-tech conferences and seeing Israel through the lens of food, water and agricultural related technologies. This trip is for anyone wanting to do business with Israeli companies, invest in Israeli startups, or witness the cutting edge of food, water and agricultural technologies. Download the Tour Flier Here: Ag & Food-tech Tour 3.3 (1)...