Posts tagged "agribusiness"

Consumer trust and green brand key to growing exports to Asia – new report

[22 January/Independent] KPMG Ireland have released a report highlighting that for Ireland to grow its exports in Asia it must increase awareness of its green image. According to the report, the exports of Irish food and drink have more than quadrupled over the past ten years to Asia to EUR1.3 billion. David Meagher, Head of...

Kavanagh College introduces agribusiness as subject

[26 February/The Country] Agribusiness has been introduced as a subject at Kavanagh College. Students from the Dunedin school have already visited numerous companies and farms as part of the subject. Head of Commerce, Jill Armstrong, said it was a fantastic field trip and students got to visit origin verification company Oritain, animal parasite diagnostics company...

If the ‘antibiotic apocalypse’ happens, it’ll be because our politicians let it

[9 October/ The Guardian] Global Justice Now Director, Nick Drearden, believes agribusiness and big pharma prioritising profits could cause 10 million deaths annually by 2050 due to antibiotic resistance; however, political intervention could prevent this. Mr Drearden believes this can be avoided through an overhaul of the agribusiness and pharmaceutical industries. 700,000 people already die...