The Marine Aquaculture Centre's pioneering role as a research and development hub in tropical marine aquaculture has supported the sector's growth in Singapore. With two decades of achievements, the Centre now aspires to be a regional research and innovation hub that shapes the future of sustainable tropical marine aquaculture.
Seafood is a popular choice of protein and with climate change, sustainable aquaculture looks set to increasingly become an important source of food. What does Singapore’s aquaculture industry need to do to realise its full potential?
The SG Fresh Produce badges launched this year serve to align local farms with international standards, and help consumers easily identify quality local produce. We zoom in on what it takes to be 2-Star Singapore Good Agricultural Practice (GAP) certified.
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.
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Last updated on Wednesday, April 22, 2020