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=Bill Gates=
 
=Bill Gates=
 
* geoengineering with David Keith at Harvard
 
* geoengineering with David Keith at Harvard
* Funding a GMO cow
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* Funding a GMO cow [http://www.gmo.news/2018-02-07-bill-gates-is-backing-a-quest-to-create-a-genetically-modified-super-cow-to-produce-genetically-modified-milk.html]
* Starting AgOne in 2020 because "we aren't getting new ag tech into small farmers fast enough"
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* Starting AgOne in 2020 [https://www.grain.org/en/article/6389-gates-ag-one-one-more-push-to-get-farmers-into-high-tech] because "we aren't getting new ag tech into small farmers fast enough" [https://docs.gatesfoundation.org/Documents/GatesAgOne_OverviewandFAQ.pdf]
* Funds [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wBDZVexL3RQ event 201], which predicts an outbreak of coronavirus and cascading failures in supply chain  
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* Funds [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wBDZVexL3RQ event 201], which predicts an outbreak of coronavirus and cascading failures in supply chain [http://www.centerforhealthsecurity.org/event201/recommendations.html]
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* Buying up ($171m) Washington farmland [https://www.landreport.com/2018/09/bill-gates-pays-171-million-for-washington-farmland/]
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===Lab-Grown Meat===
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* Lab-grown meat startup [https://www.cnbc.com/2018/03/23/bill-gates-and-richard-branson-bet-on-lab-grown-meat-startup.html] "Clean Meat" with fellow Billionaire Richard Branson
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* Funds Impossible Foods ("We Want to END ANIMAL AGRICULTURE"), Beyond Meat, Memphis Meats
  
 
=George Soros / John Podesta =
 
=George Soros / John Podesta =
* Funds Podesta's Center for American Progress, which in turn hosts the [http://foodchainreaction.org/ Food Chain Reaction game]
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* Funds Podesta's Center for American Progress, which in turn hosts the [http://foodchainreaction.org/ Food Chain Reaction game], simulating a global food supply falters after climate change/epidemics wreak havoc [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0wfvtD17G9w]
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** Findings [http://foodchainreaction.org/index.php/game/findings/]
  
 
=Jeff Bezos=
 
=Jeff Bezos=
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* Buys Whole Foods  [https://www.businessinsider.com/amazon-buys-whole-foods-changes-2017-8?op=1 Aug 2017] as retail
 
* Buys Whole Foods  [https://www.businessinsider.com/amazon-buys-whole-foods-changes-2017-8?op=1 Aug 2017] as retail
 
* Funds ([https://techcrunch.com/2017/07/19/billionaires-make-it-rain-on-plenty-the-indoor-farming-startup/?guccounter=1 heavily]) [http://plenty.ag Plenty], vertical indoor farms -- as well as investing in similar operations in China
 
* Funds ([https://techcrunch.com/2017/07/19/billionaires-make-it-rain-on-plenty-the-indoor-farming-startup/?guccounter=1 heavily]) [http://plenty.ag Plenty], vertical indoor farms -- as well as investing in similar operations in China
** Plenty now sells greens via Whole Foods
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** Plenty now sells greens via Whole Foods [https://www.plenty.ag/the-feed/plentys-vertically-farmed-produce-hits-safeway-whole-foods/]
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=Walmart=
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* Robotic bees for pollinating indoor farms
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* Consolidating supply chain: 
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** Opened their own dairy processing plant 2018 [https://www.supermarketnews.com/news/walmart-opens-new-indiana-milk-processing-plant][https://www.supermarketnews.com/news/walmart-opens-new-indiana-milk-processing-plant]
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** Opened their own meat processing plant 2020 [https://thecounter.org/walmart-new-angus-beef-plant-thomasville-georgia/]

Latest revision as of 22:22, 15 March 2020

Assembling intel.

Bill Gates

  • geoengineering with David Keith at Harvard
  • Funding a GMO cow [1]
  • Starting AgOne in 2020 [2] because "we aren't getting new ag tech into small farmers fast enough" [3]
  • Funds event 201, which predicts an outbreak of coronavirus and cascading failures in supply chain [4]
  • Buying up ($171m) Washington farmland [5]

Lab-Grown Meat

  • Lab-grown meat startup [6] "Clean Meat" with fellow Billionaire Richard Branson
  • Funds Impossible Foods ("We Want to END ANIMAL AGRICULTURE"), Beyond Meat, Memphis Meats

George Soros / John Podesta

  • Funds Podesta's Center for American Progress, which in turn hosts the Food Chain Reaction game, simulating a global food supply falters after climate change/epidemics wreak havoc [7]

Jeff Bezos

  • Amazon
  • Buys Whole Foods Aug 2017 as retail
  • Funds (heavily) Plenty, vertical indoor farms -- as well as investing in similar operations in China
    • Plenty now sells greens via Whole Foods [9]

Walmart

  • Robotic bees for pollinating indoor farms
  • Consolidating supply chain:
    • Opened their own dairy processing plant 2018 [10][11]
    • Opened their own meat processing plant 2020 [12]