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João Igor: Young Agripreneurs, Your Time is Now!

In this guest post, João Igor, Chief Design Officer and Co-Founder of CoolFarm, gives advice to young entrepreneurs who want to get involved in agritech. CoolFarm will be presenting at the Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture, in Abu Dhabi on 16-17th February 2016.

Nowadays, we can feel the fever as we head towards 2050, when 9 billion people will need to be fed with even less resources. We can also testify to the rapid increase in demand for local food – which in North America alone rose from $1 billion in 2005, to nearly $7 billion last year.

So, if you are concerned about sustainability, food, health, and you want to be part of a meaningful solution, why not start working in agritech? Continue reading