DE President, David Oswald, was invited to present at the UNCCD (United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification) COP13 conference being held in Ordos, Inner Mongolia, China between September 6 to 16, 2017. David presented to the plenary for the CRIC (Committee for the Review of the Implementation of the […]
DE President, David Oswald, participated in a trade mission of leading Canadian private sector companies who met with representatives from the World Bank Group — the World Bank, IFC, and MIGA. The Honourable Christian Paradis, Canada’s Minister of International Cooperation initiated the trade mission and expressed a proactive stance for ‘trade, not aid’ for […]
While urban rooftop farming is a growing trend around the world, Montreal’s own Lufa Farms are pushing the bar higher. Their flagship hydroponic farm, built on top of an old industrial building in the north of Montreal, shows that urban farming is possible on a large scale, that it is both sustainable and commercial, that it can use pre-existing urban structures and that healthy fresh food may soon be coming to a rooftop near you.
Carole Robert, president of the BDA Foundation and PharmAfrican Inc — DE clients and partners — gave the keynote address to open this biotechnology and pharmaceutical industry conference. The focus of Ms. Robert’s presentation was on the need for sustainability in these industries. DE President, David Oswald was there to give support and provide information […]