Drivers of Change investigate the key global issues driving change in our societies and markets”. (source)
There are a number of drivers shaping the Agrofood, forestry and environment sector, for example, OECD (2010) reported urbanization and climate change as main challenges for agriculture sector. Another study, considered population growth (Maggio et al., 2015) and increased wealth, greater purchasing power, and higher demand for processed food, as pressure sources to the food value chain (Godfray et al., 2010) and for the overuse of natural resources. Finally, globalization has led to a interconnect market and complex trade standards (Cucagna and Goldsmith, 2018).