Innovation

Vertical farming: a future way to feed urban populations?

By 2050 it’s estimated there’ll be over 6.5 billion people living in urban spaces, and vertical farming could play a growing role in feeding them. The farms use far less space, water and transport than traditional methods of farming, although their power consumption is a constant challenge. Persis Love travels to Germany and the UK to explore the sector’s developing technologies and business models.
 

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