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From coastline to rooftops, Singapore boosts local production to survive a global food crisis

Singapore’s obsession with food goes far deeper than its world-famous chilli crab and laksa.One of the most densely populated countries on the planet, its 5.7 million people rely on other nations for almost everything they eat. Just 0.9 per cent of its land area of about 700 square kilometres was classified as agricultural in 2016, only marginally more than icebound Greenland.Despite producing little of its own, Singaporeans arguably have better access than anyone else to affordable, abundant…

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