Global Agriculture

David has been engaged in African agriculture since he co-founded Emvest back in 2007. On Monday 5 December, David spoke on the opening panel of the Global AgInvesting Conference in London, and following that on Resonance Radio. The recording of the program is given below.




When you talk about an expanding demographic energy that powers the rising empire life cycle (BTCH), you appear to be talking about a rapidly growing underclass willing to work hard for little pay in terms of Western standards to improve their lives. As Robotics evolves and becomes more productive and less expensive then this underclass labor, will the robotics provide the energy to power a rising empire life cycle? What happens to that civilization? What type of government is likely to evolve? And long term what happens to the Empire life cycle? Perhaps the Saudi state provides a clue...