Wednesday, June 30th 2021
This week in
Agriculture industry challenges for an ever-growing population
This week’s must read
The Climate Change Committee report provides an Assessment of UK Climate Risk and notes that it has the capacity and resources to respond effectively, but it has to act now.
The agriculture industry, in particular, has the opportunity to become more resilient and sustainable through both reducing emissions in line with 2050 Net Zero targets and effectively adapting to climate and extreme weather threats.
This Week’s Must Read is an insight piece from Charles Ffoulkes, Adas, about challenges for the agriculture industry to adapt to climate risk.
There’s no doubt that there’s more to come for the CEA industry. So what are the latest new technology releases, the latest industry tools to accelerate climate-smart agriculture? Agritecture provides top predictions for the future of CEA for 2021 and beyond.
African youths have to understand that they are the spearhead of the modernization and transformation of Africa’s agricultural sector through their interest in technological change and innovative market solutions. This article provides keys strategies on how to include youth in agriculture.
To reduce post-harvest losses, maintain product quality, create jobs, and more, the Feed the Future Egypt Rural Agribusiness Strengthening project, an activity funded by the US Agency for International Development and implemented by Abt Associates, is helping farmers in Upper Egypt and the Delta to produce high-quality crops by introducing low-cost cold chain technology.
Emerging technologies in Agriculture such as artificial intelligence, computer vision, and robotics deliver an unprecedented amount of data. The short-term challenge is to transform data into insights and, therefore, value. So how to adopt emerging technologies to improve productivity and performance needed to feed a growing population?
This week’s Consulting News
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This week’s media
By 2050, the global population is projected to reach 9.8 billion. So how are we going to feed everyone? Investment-banker-turned-farmer Stuart Oda points to indoor vertical farming: growing food on tiered racks in a controlled, climate-proof environment.
Consulting sourcing tips
Demand management is an indispensable instrument for procurement professionals and businesses in general. Implementing it for the consultancy category is a no-brainer if you want to maintain spend control and strategic alignment.
Internal Consulting is a growing trend today. In this article, you’ll learn how to set up your internal consulting group.
When you are looking for a consultant or a consulting firm to help you improve your business, it’s a good idea to check the references provided. References can provide more information about the consultant or firm and can offer insights into the kind of work they have done in the past. In this article, learn the importance of checking references and what questions you need to ask while doing so.
Previous Weeks’ issues
In this issue of This Week in Consulting, we explore various aspects of corporate governance, and how the boards can play a role on topics such as Cyber security, ESG, Diversity, Data Privacy, and Diversity. We look at not only how to set the direction but also how to measure progress.
In this issue of This Week in Consulting, we explore various aspects of crisis management, from using simulation to preparing for crises to organizing communication. We also look at how to involve the key stakeholders, some best practices from a leadership standpoint, and how to flip the script and in some cases turn the crisis into an opportunity.
In this issue of This Week in Consulting, we explore key trends shaping the future of hospitality, which promise to be quite exciting on all these fronts.
Hélène Laffitte is the CEO of Consulting Quest, a Global Performance-Driven Consulting Platform and author of “Smart Consulting Sourcing”, a step by step guide to getting the best ROI from your consulting. With a blend of experience in Procurement and Consulting, Hélène is passionate about helping Companies create more value through Consulting.