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AgritechNZ keen to help scale up NZ food production

With the need to feed the world’s population of 9.8 billion people by 2050, AgritechNZ is looking at ways New Zealand can scale up its food production to meet the growing global demand.
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Substantial growth expected in the New Zealand agritech sector

Kiwis can expect to see substantial growth in the agritech sector in the next 12 months, AgritechNZ chief executive Peter Wren-Hilton says. Recent research suggests that New Zealand had approximately $1.4 billion worth of agritech exports in 2018 and was growing at a compound annual growth rate of four percent but New Zealand is underperforming … Continue reading "Substantial growth expected in the New Zealand agritech sector"
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World-first NZ tech changing the global agricultural landscape

New Zealand agritech companies are creating world-first technology to help feed the world and lead the way in their industry, AgritechNZ chief executive Peter Wren-Hilton says. Technology is making life easier, from eco-friendly cars to faster software and tech improvements are benefitting Kiwis in everyday life, he says. “The same goes for agritech innovation such … Continue reading "World-first NZ tech changing the global agricultural landscape"
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New Zealand becomes first Farm2050 ‘Country Partner’

Farm2050 sign first ‘Country Partner’ agreement with Agritech New Zealand to address the need for increased sustainable food production worldwide   AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND (3 September 2018) – New Zealand has signed a new strategic partnership with global initiative, Farm2050, to accelerate the development of sustainable agricultural technologies to support the need to feed 10 … Continue reading "New Zealand becomes first Farm2050 ‘Country Partner’"
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Huge potential identified for Kiwi AgriTech

Innovative AgriTech offers enormous potential for the New Zealand economy says, NZTech CEO and Agritech New Zealand Chair, Graeme Muller.  Graeme was one of 30 New Zealand delegates attending the Silicon Valley Forum AgriTech immersion programme in San Jose, California.     Speaking to RNZ’s Midday Rural News last week from California, he said AgriTech is … Continue reading "Huge potential identified for Kiwi AgriTech"
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Closer Californian ties crucial for NZ tech growth

San Jose, California – Leading New Zealand tech expert Graeme Muller arrived back home from Silicon Valley today convinced New Zealand needs closer tech ties with Californian to help produce a thriving Kiwi economy. Muller, chief executive of NZTech, was part of a large New Zealand contingent which has been engaging with leading US agribusinesses and … Continue reading "Closer Californian ties crucial for NZ tech growth"
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US and NZ sign historic agritech agreement

Salinas, California – Agritech New Zealand has forged a partnership with a major American company to speed up growth of agritech in New Zealand. The partnership with Western Growers will strengthen and accelerate the development of agritech markets in both countries, Agritech NZ executive director Peter Wren-Hilton said from Salinas, California, today. Hank Giclas, Western … Continue reading "US and NZ sign historic agritech agreement"
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NZ Agritech Creating Global Solutions

Over thirty kiwi agriculture innovators have touched down in Silicon Valley ready to test their solutions among some of the most competitive global growers and farming leaders.