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Agriculture and technology: An uneasy relationship

Report from IEG Policy assesses the new technologies that are impacting agricultural production and trade, from gene editing to blockchain to drones, from a policy and regulatory perspective.

Technology has revolutionised the agri-food industry over the past 100 years or so. Virtually all aspects of the processes of growing, rearing, manufacturing and distributing food rely on technological applications of various kinds to improve effectiveness and efficiency. Moreover, the rate of technological innovation is still accelerating, as internet-enabled ‘smart’ technologies transform the potential for improvements.


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