Monday, 9 December 2013

Vertical Food Production in Cities

This is "Resource Based Economy" in action...  Where nature meets technology to solve problems such as "food availability" in places with a high population density.

Feeding 9 Billion: Vertical Farming - Singapore

Published on Sep 9, 2013

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In Singapore, the challenge of feeding a growing population is pushing the concept of urban farming to new heights. A super-efficient vertical farming system is producing greens for 5 million residents.

"Can we supply enough food for everyone on the planet?" is a question plaguing leaders around the world. In Singapore SkyGreen offers one example of how this might be possible, "not just technically, but economically". By increasing their food security while reducing the impact of food production on global climate change, SkyGreen is 10 times more productive per square foot than conventional farming.

Centre for Investigative Reporting

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