The newly enhanced Agri-food Cluster Transformation (ACT) Fund enables a greater range of our local farms to embark on transformation projects to enhance their capability, capacity and sustainability.
The aquaculture sector plays a key role in achieving food security in Singapore. Yet, as with many other places, it is vulnerable to the effects of climate change and certain farm management practices that degrade water quality. However, as shared by Dr Giana Gomes of Temasek Lifesciences Laboratory and Dr Jose Domingos from James Cook University, there are ways for us to maintain water quality in our fish farms to fully unlock its potential.
Ensuring Singapore’s food security is a mission that everyone has a role and a stake in. In line with the Singapore Together movement, the Singapore Food Agency (SFA) has been actively engaging the industry and public stakeholders to co-author the next chapter of our Singapore Food Story. Here’s what we have written together so far...
To ensure food security, the Singapore Food Agency adopts the strategy of “three food baskets”, the foremost being the diversification of food sources. It also boosts local food production through funding for agriculture research and technology adoption, creative planning of farm spaces, and efforts to drum up community support for local farmers.
Read more to learn more about the people involved in Sustainability @ Tampines Park, Singapore’s first circular ecosystem for sustainable food production.
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Last updated on Wednesday, April 22, 2020