The need for a sustainable global food system is increasingly urgent, with factors such as climate change and geopolitical developments threatening food production worldwide. Besides collaborating with international counterparts and the industry, Singapore is transforming its agri-food industry to secure its food future.
Tackling global food issues takes the joint effort of countries worldwide. As Singapore plays our part by contributing resources and technical expertise, working towards the global food agenda is also helping us to strengthen our food safety and security at home.
As MSE celebrates its 50th anniversary this year, we reflect on some agricultural transformations Singapore has undergone over the decades to see what lessons they potentially hold for the future of Singapore’s food security.
Ensuring food safety in Singapore is far from an easy task, especially with a long and complex food supply chain. At the heart of this, along with farmers, are vets from the Singapore Food Agency, as they strive to ensure food safety through good veterinary practices at farms.
Hydroponics have much potential as Singapore works towards its 30 by 30 goal. But first, let’s talk about the common misperceptions, says Dr Mandar Gorge, lead scientist at Temasek Polytechnic.
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Last updated on Wednesday, April 22, 2020