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.
All day and every day, officers from the Singapore Food Agency (SFA) fan out across the island as they work to ensure and secure a supply of safe food for Singapore.
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.
Despite being a minor producer, Singapore boasts a vibrant R&D ecosystem with a growing pool of researchers, state-of-the-art facilities, and various research funding options. The goal: transform and innovate to raise productivity, strengthen climate resilience, and ensure sustainability.
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Last updated on Wednesday, April 22, 2020