For the first time ever, farmers the world over — all at the same time — are testing the limits of how little chemical fertilizer they can apply without devastating their yields come harvest time. Early predictions are bleak.
As of mid-December, 61.4% of Americans were fully vaccinated against COVID-19 — a rate that disease experts say is inadequate to eradicate the virus. But it’s far better than the shockingly low numbers of some developing countries, where vaccination rates are still in the single digits.
Most transportation today relies on hydrocarbon fuel sources. And despite dreams of a green energy revolution, that’s not likely to change in the near future, according to one of America's foremost experts on Saudi Arabia.
The world is facing a new era of rapidly increasing food prices that could push almost 2 billion more people into hunger in a worst-case climate crisis. Confronting the dire predictions, farmers have begun to adapt.
The latest supply chain news, analysis, trends and best practices for companies operating in the Middle East and Africa. The Middle Eastern region consists of 18 countries that stretch from the western borders of Turkey and Egypt to the eastern edges of Iran and Saudi Arabia. Learn how businesses are optimizing supply chain and logistics performance in these regions, addressing a range of challenges such as poor infrastructure, complex customs and tax laws, unstable political climates and government controlled exchange rates - as well as capitalizing on new land and labor opportunities, particularly across Africa.
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