Obesity is the third greatest social burden driven by human beings, after smoking and war, violence and terrorism. And while sugar consumption is far from the only cause of this, it is increasingly in the spotlight.
Well-developed infrastructure is a cornerstone for growth in every economy. It helps to create the right environment for governments and industry players to generate output that will lead to strong growth in GDP, and development of the economy during the different stages in the process of moving from developing to developed economic status. Whilst the huge investment in China's infrastructure is well documented and understood, there are many regions that still have much to do to improve the infrastructure within country and across their regions and sub-regions.
AgDrones in the market today are commonly associated with remote sensing, hyper-spectral imaging, and sophisticated data analytics for precision agriculture practices. However, investigating the current adoption and usage of AgDrones in selected Asian markets, an often overlooked functional application of this technology lies in its capability to resolve more traditional farming challenges, redefining the potential paths to adoption in the continuing assessment of market attractiveness for AgDrones. Download this publication to learn more about the factors that influence the scope, pace, and roadmap of AgDrone adoption the impact to relevant value chain playes.
Years of successful trade led Vietnam’s hog farmers toward a period of expansion, leaving them unprepared for a sudden decrease in demand from China, their largest export partner. Faced with an oversupply and few new market opportunities to pursue, hog farmers in Vietnam suddenly face difficult choices as they struggle to plot a course forward. This paper explores the background events which shaped the current Vietnamese swine market, outlines two possible scenarios for the years ahead, and makes actionable recommendations for farmers as they adjust to the new climate.