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The Real Cost of a Steak

Sustainability / Stefano Carnazzi

Currently about 1.3 billion cattle populate the earth and graze on about a quarter of the arable land on the planet.

Hungary. Water: thirst-quenching, flowing and germinating

Culture / Tommaso Perrone

October 23 is Hungary’s National Day in Expo Milano 2015. This Eastern European country has chosen to base its participation on an extremely simple, common and fundamental element: water.

All the facets of sustainability at Expo Milano 2015

Sustainability / Stefano Carnazzi

Sustainability is a concept which is made up of several different but intrinsically connected aspects: the environmental, the social, the economic and the cultural aspects. It is these different faces of the prism that make this concept innovative, thus getting away from the classical antinomy between campaigners for the protection of the environment and those favoring economic development understood merely as a quantitative growth figure.

United Arab Emirates. When a date can save a life

Culture / Emanuela Taverna

This desert country imports 85 percent of its food needs from abroad. This explains why it has absorbed so many gastronomic traditions from other countries, especially those which were home to its many expatriates.

Antonio Boselli. Cisgenesis can help small farmers and typical products

Innovation / Giorgio Zerbinati

Antonio Boselli is the President of the farmers’ association Confagricoltura in Milan, Lodi, and Monza-Brianza, and an expert in biotechnology applied to agriculture. A speaker at a conference focused on GMOs, held by the CNR (National Research Council) in Expo Milano 2015, he was interviewed by ExpoNet, the official magazine of the Universal Exposition.

Josette Lewis. New technologies will give more weight to every drop of water

Innovation / Emanuela Taverna

Sensors, big data, and smartphones: all of these will radically change the way food is produced. With scalable solutions for small farmers and huge industrial farms. The demand on resources is becoming too pressing: we have to optimize them.

The Republic of Guinea, the water reserve of West Africa

Culture / Giorgio Zerbinati

The Republic of Guinea is a fascinating country with a varied and complex territory, which includes mangroves, savannas and forests, and also the mountains containing the sources of the principal rivers of West Africa. It participates in the Universal Exposition from the Fruit and Legumes Cluster and celebrates its National Day on Friday October 2.

Vanuatu. The archipelago of happiness, thanks to a sustainable style of life

Culture / Tommaso Perrone

The Vanuatu Archipelago smiles. Numerous entities have awarded the country the label of the happiest country in the world, thanks to the quality of life enjoyed by its inhabitants and the beauty of its landscapes. The best opportunity to find out more? Come to its National Day in Expo Milano 2015!

Chile. Home to biodiversity

Culture / Emanuela Taverna

Sea, desert, islands, lakes, volcanoes, and glaciers: this long, narrow strip of land has it all. Also at the table with fish, fruit, wine and corn being just some of its best-known ingredients.

Chile. Where the stars shine brighter

Culture / Emanuela Taverna

From the Atacama Desert (which has the clearest night sky in the world) to Rapa Nui, Easter Island, and from Patagonia to the island of Chiloè, Chile has a huge inheritance of biodiversity which generates a generous range of gastronomic options

Over a million people are already #FoodConscious. What about you?

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