A silent revolution is underway in the agriculture sector, which is going to be quite evident in the days to come. With the global population set to reach near the ten billion mark by 2050, the food production must increase by 70 per cent, estimates the United Nations.
However, there is a global appeal seeking restrictions on the forests getting converted into the farmlands in the wake of global warming.
There comes the need for technological innovation in the farming processes. And the idea of vertical farming is among them. It is in accordance with the principles of sustainable development, which beseeches judicious use of environmental resources.