‘Food city’ likely to be off coast of Singapore

A self-sustaining ‘future food city’, featuring a mixed crop cultivation of vegetables, seaweed and fish, could be established off the coast of Singapore. Combining hydroponics and aquaculture farming technologies, the Oceanus Aquapolis City will be an environmentally-friendly, multi-storey floating and closed-contained farming platform. It will build  on unused sea space, becoming a solution to land-intensive

China’s demand for food a boon for Southeast Asian exporters

“Rising demand for high-quality agricultural products in China has created more markets for Southeast Asian exporters, according to a report by the Washington-based International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI). Benefiting from China’s growing appetite,  countries  in the region, including Vietnam, Thailand and the Philippines, are exporting more tropical fruits, while strong growth in Chinese demand