Today’s news and analysis is produced by National Geographic’s Global Food News team.
This week’s episode focuses on the use of blockchain technology to address the challenges facing farmers, processors, and consumers in the food industry.
The story, The Next Frontier: A Global Food Future, explores the challenges and opportunities facing our future food system, and how we can harness these innovations to create sustainable and resilient food systems that support all of humanity.
This episode includes the following guests: Dr. Stephen Mathers, Director of the Agricultural Research Laboratory, U.S. Department of Agriculture, and the author of the new book “The Future of Food” (Regnery).
Dr. William Schmitt, a member of the U.N. Global Food Security and Nutrition Task Force, and former director of the USDA’s Global Agricultural Science Center.
Dr. Anupama Das, a scientist at the Institute for Food and Agriculture Innovation, U,S.
National Academy of Sciences, and a co-founder of the blockchain-based food security technology startup Sensus.
In addition, this episode includes: How blockchain technology could revolutionize agriculture and food supply chain management.
Why blockchain could provide an efficient and efficient way to manage supply chains.
How it could be used to better secure food production and food safety.
How farmers and processors can use blockchain to make food production more secure and accountable.
The future of food, how we’re evolving to it, and what it means for food security and the future of agriculture.