The Singapore Perspective

Boosting local food production with technology

To enhance Singapore's food security, the Government is encouraging farms here to do more with less, by using technology and new-age farming techniques.

In February, 10 vegetable farming land parcels in Lim Chu Kang were awarded to eight companies based on their concept proposals rather than the amount of the bid they submitted. They were judged on ideas based on greater productivity, technological innovation and efficient use of scarce resources.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 23, 2018, with the headline 'Boosting local food production with technology'. Print Edition | Subscribe