The agri-foods industry has a unified multifaceted production chain.  There is primary  agriculture as well as the food and beverage sector in the agri-food industry. the agro-foods industry is one of the biggest industries in the world. The agri-business industry contributes hugely to so many economies in the world.

Viability of Technology and Operational Provisions

There are a number of challenges that the agri-foods industry is facing. There is a need for reassessment of present practices in terms of production and trade, co-operation between enterprises along the supply chain. There is also need reassessment of the effect of governments on enterprises’ management actions as well as environmental awareness.  

There is a huge challenge when it comes to increasing food production so that producers can keep pace with demand. This has to be done while retaining the vital biological integrity of production systems. The food industry is aiming to improve the use of energy due to the fact that there is an increase in the costs of energy.  The food processing industry can use scheduling and operating techniques to reduce waste and energy use.

Future Market Potential and its Status

Food production and agriculture are very multifaceted businesses. The businesses require technology from a wide range of complexity. Every country in the world has their own domestic processing technologies, and they use this technology to process their traditional food. Some of these technologies have been improved over the years to fit in the modern ways of doing things.

Farmers are now using modern day tools as well as systems to produce on their farms. Communication is vital when it comes to agribusiness.  Farmers are beginning to use biotech vaccines and diagnostic kits in order to control animal diseases. There are a lot of nutritious food  that is being used in order to make sure that animals stay healthy.

Biotechnology can change how things are grown on farms, it can make sure there is fresh, nutritious and safe food that so many consumers are asking for.

How Technology Can Contribute to Socio-economic Development and Environmental Protection

There are estimations that the world population is going to reach nine billion by the year 2050. This will see an increase in the demand of food. the increase in population and demand in food is currently putting more pressure on land u0se as well as the amount of arable land.

Environmental awareness in the agri-foods industry has increased due to reduction of natural resources, land degradation, land contamination, CO2 and air emissions and toxic wastes. To date there are organisations that are trying to raise awareness as well as urging the agri-foods industry to adopt various measures so as to tackle environmental fears.

So many countries have made policies that try to reduce land degradation. computer technology can also contribute to the growth of Agri-Foods business like it has contributed to the online casino industry.

Contribution of the Agri-foods Industry  to The Environment.

Bio energy

These are sustainable energy sources that are produced using ethanol.

Crop Variation

This is a way of having sustainable agriculture as well as maintaining healthy soil. It also makes sure that there are nitrogen rich crops.