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IBM - Global Food Supply

Posted: 2:19 PM, Mar 07, 2019
Updated: 2019-03-07 19:19:17Z

By 2024, the global population is expected to swell to 8 billion. This increase will have major impacts on essentials like food and water supplies. IBM's 5 in 5 looks at 5 technologies than they expect to impact the world in 5 years.

To meet the demands of a high global population, IBM wants to apply new technology to make the food supply safe and sustainable from seed to shelf. This includes applying tech like soil sensors and satellite imagery to maximize farming output, diminishing fuel and waste during shipping, and making recycling easier and more efficient at home.

Learn more about IBM's 5 in 5 here .