In order to meet the nutritional demands of nearly 10 billion people by 2050, more efficient agricultural productivity – one that uses less land, water and labour – is vital. It has been forecast that global agricultural activity must increase by c.2% annually.
Armstrong’s portfolio contains a number of agriculture technology companies including Natems Sugar, who are seeking to change the way the Indian sugar industry operates through the introduction of a resource efficiency programme, which seeks to:
- Increase profitability through reduction of waste streams
- Improve the lives of farmers through increased income, education and access to healthcare
- Reduce environmental impact by reducing greenhouse gas emissions and pollution from operations
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