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Singapore | 8 January 2019
With farms atop malls, Singapore gets serious about food security

Visitors to Singapore’s Orchard Road, the city’s main shopping belt, will find fancy malls, trendy department stores, abundant food courts - and a small farm. Comcrop’s 600-square-metre (6,450-squa...

Singapore | 16 April 2018
Strengthening agriculture to safeguard Asean's rice bowl

Hidden within greenhouses atop the building of a research institute within the National University of Singapore (NUS) is a cutting edge invention which seeks to be an answer to the region’s food secur...

Singapore | 6 December 2017
Optimistic outlook for global palm oil market to boost agriculture stocks

A steady growth in the global palm oil market is set to boost the Singapore Exchange's (SGX) eight agricultural products stocks that have a combined market capitalisation of S$29 billion. In a mark...

Singapore | 15 May 2017
Singapore frees up land for high-tech farming

Singapore, one of the most urbanised nations on earth, is making land available for agriculture for the first time in decades for farmers to come up with high-tech ways of improving the city-state’s f...

Singapore | 25 November 2016
Fonterra creates virtual dairy farm experience in Singapore

Green pastures dotted with dairy cows are familiar sights for most New Zealanders, but are less common in other parts of the world. So curious about what life is like on a New Zealand dairy farm, d...

Singapore | 11 November 2016
What it is like being a 24-year-old female farmer in Singapore

Amanda Oh decide to embark on a career of farming right after university because she did not want to “work for the sake of working”. When most graduates in Singapore think about a career, we can be...

Singapore | 16 December 2015
Noble jumps on advanced talks to sell agriculture unit stake

Noble Group Ltd. shares surged in Singapore and its bonds rose after Asia’s largest commodities trader said that it was in advanced talks to sell the rest of its agriculture unit, potentially bolsteri...

Singapore | 3 November 2014
Farmers in limbo as land leases run out

The future hangs in the balance for farmers in Lim Chu Kang, who will not have their leases renewed as their farms have to make way for army training grounds. A total of 62 farms, ranging from vege...

Singapore | 11 December 2012
Singapore experiments with sky farms

With a population of five million crammed on a landmass of just 715 square kilometers, the tiny republic of Singapore has been forced to expand upwards, building high-rise residential complexes to hou...

Singapore | 30 July 2012
Asia’s feed mills caught short by costly corn

As corn prices climb past the record levels hit this time last year, a major factor has changed for Asian importers of the grain: Australia no longer has heaps of cheap feed wheat as a substitute. ...

Singapore | 9 July 2012
Local farms take precaution against bird flu

Farms in Singapore are taking precaution against bird flu, after recent outbreaks in some parts of Asia. They have increased the disinfection frequency to twice a week - from once every week.

Singapore | 6 October 2011
Noble eyes Singapore listing of agri business

Singapore-listed commodities firm Noble Group (NOBG.SI) is seeking to list its agriculture business, which accounts for a third of its earnings and may have a value of more than $5 billion.

Singapore | 4 July 2011
Singapore's two newest reservoirs open

A former landfill and an area once home to poultry and pig farms, are where two of Singapore’s newest reservoirs now sit.

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