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What Strategic Foresight Means to the Future of Agribusiness

22 August 2016

GLOBAL - Q&A with Tamara Carleton, Ph.D., CEO and founder of Innovation Leadership Board, a global leader in the design of tools and processes that enable radical innovation based in Silicon Valley, California.

Is there much innovation in the agricultural sector?

"Absolutely! There is a lot of innovation around food and a number of food business accelerators. Some of these take new approaches to distribution, processing, animal welfare or sanitation models, for example.

Hydroponic farming and drip irrigation are different approaches to the question of how to use less water in agriculture—an important question both where I live in California and in many other places across the globe. Even something like the popularity of food trucks raises basic questions about how food is distributed. Innovation comes from looking for ways to make improvements now and in the longer term.”


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