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How Singapore is securing its food supply with rooftop farms

A rooftop farm grows organic lettuces in Singapore Image: REUTERS/Loriene Perera

Rina Chandran

Correspondent, Reuters

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 A small farm on top of a mall on Singapore's Orchard Road grows herbs and leafy greens in a high-tech urban farming model that could improve the city's food security. Photo taken 13 November 2018.
A small farm on top of a mall on Singapore's Orchard Road grows herbs and leafy greens in a high-tech urban farming model that could improve the city's food security. Photo taken 13 November 2018. Image: Thomson Reuters Foundation/Rina Chandran
 A general view of shopping malls in the shopping district of Orchard Road in Singapore June 2, 2016.
A general view of shopping malls in the shopping district of Orchard Road in Singapore June 2, 2016. Image: REUTERS/Edgar Su

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