World food prices on the rise: is speculation to blame?
Have you noticed your weekly shopping bills getting higher and higher? If you have, you’re not alone. The price of key staples such as wheat and maize is on the up and that’s trickling down to supermarket shelves. In this edition of Beyond Business we take a closer look at the reasons behind the hikes. Are financial speculators to blame?
In recent years, a growing number of corporate giants have invested in private humanitarian funds such as the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation or the Clinton Global Initiative. But is mixing business and aid really a good thing?
France has 71 competitiveness clusters where companies, research centres and training organisations work together on innovative projects. FRANCE 24 Reporters went to Vegepolys, a cluster specialised in plants in central France.
In less than a decade, the digital revolution has changed the face of the music industry forever. The birth of '360°' companies lead to a new way of conceiving and consuming music. Beyond Business investigates this new trend.