Tag: food supply

Case Study: Africa: Feeding the rising urban population

Today, more than half of African citizens live in the slums, each living on $2 a day to survive. According to a report by the UN Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO), 600 million people in Africa will be living in 24 of the 30 fastest-growing cities by that time. Yet, the production and supply of food is rarely considered when designing and managing cities. So,,what to do?

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How our supermarkets would look like if all the bees died off?

Many people may now know the importance of bees; however, they are currently the centre of attention of scientists and companies because of the decline in their population. You may think that it doesn’t concern you if their numbers continue to drop right? However, bees play an important part in agriculture, especially with the food you eat.

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