Investment into food manufacturing in India

Subject: Investment into food manufacturing in India Division: Agriculture and Property Portfolio: www.inceptholdings.com Dear Shareholders Incept Group of Companies (ISIN VGG618061086), through its subsidiary has entered into a joint venture agreement with KM Agriculture Private Limited U01130OR2015PTC018781 (“The Company”) to set up a semi-automatic Cashew Nut Processing Plant in Odisha, India.  This expansion means that Incept subsidiary will hold 50% …

Incept firms US$75 million additional credit line for Africa

Subject: Incept firms US$75 million additional credit line for Africa Division: Resources Portfolio: www.inceptholdings.com COMPANY ANNOUNCEMENT Dear Shareholders Incept Group of Companies (ISIN VGG618061086) confirms that it has an additional US$75 million credit line in place with a U.S. based Investment Bank solely for projects in Africa. The due diligence processes outlined in the previous announcement are now complete (https://www.inceptholdings.com.au/incept-holdings-confirms-a-us80-million-project-credit-line). …

How the mud in this small Japanese island could change the global economy

By AJ Willingham, CNN A small island in the Pacific Ocean is the site of a huge discovery that could change Japan’s economic future. How huge? One economist called it a “game changer.” The researchers who helped find it said it had “tremendous potential.” It’s mud. A whole bunch of mud — an estimated 16 million tons, to be exact. …

Renewables to form core of Japan’s new long-term energy strategy

By Nikkei staff writers TOKYO — Japan would seek to make renewable sources central to its energy supply, and ensure a stable flow from weather-dependent solar and wind with advances in battery and hydrogen power technology, under a forthcoming strategy through 2050. The new strategy, based on the 2015 Paris climate agreement, aims to reduce carbon emissions. A draft version …

Microsoft gambles on a quantum leap in computing

by Rory Cellan-Jones In a laboratory in Copenhagen, scientists believe they are on the verge of a breakthrough that could transform computing. A team combining Microsoft researchers and Niels Bohr Institute academics is confident that it has found the key to creating a quantum computer. If they are right, then Microsoft will leap to the front of a race that …

Marijuana legalization could help offset opioid epidemic, studies find

By Mark Lieber, CNN (CNN)Experts have proposed using medical marijuana to help Americans struggling with opioid addiction. Now, two studies suggest that there is merit to that strategy. The studies, published Monday in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine, compared opioid prescription patterns in states that have enacted medical cannabis laws with those that have not. One of the studies looked …