Dossier. Scenarios and Challenges
Conflict Management Is The Great Challenge
Dossier. Business, Society, and Law
Gender Pay Gap: The Role of Businesses
Women and the PA: A Case of Half Success
What Future for Gender Budgeting?
Managing Disability Beyond the Stigma
It’s Decision Time on Migrants
The New Direction of Accounting
In Management Control the Goal Is to Align Measures and Strategies
The New Season of Agribusiness
The Entire Supply Chain Faces the test of Innovation
The New Rules on European and Italian Agricultural Policy
New forms of consumption
The Growth of Vertical Farming Between Reality and Promises
Vertical farming is an innovative solution to grow plants, stacked in multiple layers, in closed environments in which light, nutrients, and temperature are constantly controlled.#The main advantages of vertical farming are linked to the efficient use of nutrients, the possibility to produce all year round even in hostile environments, as well as water savings, the possibility to eliminate herbicides and pesticides, and the reduction of risks linked to the climate, atmospheric agents, and workplace accidents.#The data on the economic sustainability of vertical farming projects is still insufficient, though. Despite generalized hype and the heroic commitment to change professed by many, the conditions for profitable investments in such facilities remain to be demonstrated.