Why Open-Source Technology Will Help End Hunger

Speakers

Justin Kershaw

Cargill

If global food companies do not embrace open-source technology, we may miss our best bet to end world hunger. Already, 821 million people face chronic hunger. Global population is on-pace to rise 25% by 2050. With no additional land or water to grow the food we need to feed another 2 billion people, we have to work together to nourish our hungry world. Innovation is our only means to more productively and sustainably get food to where it is needed. But no single company, technology, or digital platform can bring innovation to global supply chains; we all need access to the best thinking. Learn how open-source collaboration between unlikely partners in food and agriculture can accelerate technology solutions, transform supply chains, and address the world’s urgent food security challenges.

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Format: Focus15
Event Type: Session
Level: Advanced