Farming, food security and a greater sense of community

Recent developments underline the urgency, and potential, of Singapore's agri-tech push

Some 60 years after large areas of farmland across the island were cleared to make way for public housing, roads, schools and other developments, farming is making a comeback.

It's not just spinach and a variety of green vegetables that are being grown and produced locally, but a wide range - from strawberries to sea bass and shrimp.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on October 20, 2019, with the headline 'Farming, food security and a greater sense of community'. Print Edition | Subscribe