sustainable and resilient food systems

“The required increase in food production can be achieved if the necessary investment is undertaken. [...] The world has the resources and technology to eradicate hunger.”

Food and Agriculture Organisation

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THE PROBLEM

Population growth, consumption changes and climate change are increasingly stressing current food systems.

 

With 2 billion people already suffering from food insecurity, an estimated 70% increase in food production will be needed by 2050. 

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THE Solution

The world is now seeking ways to make food systems more resilient and sustainable. This includes new production processes, smarter distribution and waste systems, and more resilient supply chains.

 
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The market opportunity

Sustainable food is an increasingly attractive investment area, with new sub-sectors such as synthetic biology and smart agriculture growing at over 10% per year.      Meanwhile, reducing food waste offers savings of up to $340 billion per year to 2030.

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investment areas

Our systems-based investment approach considers the entire food production, processing, distribution, consumption and waste value chain.

 

Potential investment OPPORTUNITIES

Investing with Drashta opens access to game-changing solutions.

Pioneering biotech solutions

A cutting-edge RNA platform producing a low-cost alternative to harmful pesticides.

Innovative animal-free dairy

A disruptive food-tech company offering dairy products based on in-house microflora fermentation, with significantly lower energy, water and carbon footprint compared to traditional methods.

High-tech vertical farming

A community-focused firm leveraging expert knowledge, data and infrastructure to develop and support large-scale vertical farming systems, improving climate and supply-chain resilience.

 

IMPACT

Investing in Sustainable and Resilient Food Systems contributes towards 7 of the Sustainable Development Goals:

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