Scientists in the Netherlands say they are close to a breakthrough which will allow crops to be grown in deserts. Many say this could completely alter life on the African continent and even end hunger. World leaders meeting at the climate talks in Germany are being urged to commit to more funding for new agricultural projects in drought-stricken parts of the world.
[groentennieuws.nl] – “900 kroppen sla per vierkante meter en slechts 4 arbeiders per hectare”
Add the usage of location aware mobile phones and smart algorithms to a public transport system and you get Kutsuplus. Use your mobile phone to express the parameters of your transport needs and you will be picked up by a vehicle. That sounds like a taxi, but it is not, since you are likely to share the vehicle with others. The price is accordingly between a bus ticket and a taxi fare.