Dr Alan Bullion is Special Reports and Projects Director for Agribusiness intelligence, publishing one-off reports on the crop protection, animal health and fertilisers sectors.
Alan has worked as a publisher, analyst, journalist and editor for Informa for over 18 years, having previously worked on specialist titles focusing on agriculture and food in Asia, and on organics, ethanol and biodiesel, particularly in Brazil. He also has expertise on the political impact of Brexit on UK agribusiness.
Alan was awarded a PhD by the University of Southampton for a thesis on the civil war and conflict resolution.
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Latest From Alan Bullion
The current trend towards consolidation in the traditional agrichemicals and seeds sectors cannot progress much further, according to Matt Bray, M&A Project Leader at Syngenta.
New fertilizer regulations will have a direct effect on all European farmers, according to Rob Cannings, head of the UK task force for the European Biostimulant Industry Council (EBIC).
Cases of malaria are now back on the increase, but new initiatives led by national administrations, the private sector and non-governmental organisations such as the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation are leading the fightback.
A plethora of different scientific, regulatory and commercial definitions of the term ‘biopesticide’ exists, so there is no single internationally-agreed designation. From a regulatory perspective, the precise terminology and scope can vary considerably between different countries.
Africa is making steady progress towards agricultural transformation. Over the past decade there has been a dramatic change in different countries and various localities. There is a noticeable upward shift in expenditure on agriculture by national governments in African countries.