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These 5 Asian Startups Are Innovating Sustainability Solutions, From Repurposing Waste To Clean Meat

3 Mins Read Southeast Asian agri-food tech accelerator GROW’s newly launched Singapore Food Bowl, an accelerator program focused on boosting Singapore’s food security in the wake of the coronavirus crisis, has just unveiled its participating startups. Among the 12 selected include entrepreneurs working on urban farming technologies to lab-grown protein and valorising food waste. Here, we take a […]

Singapore Food Bowl: AgFunder-Backed GROW Accelerator Debuts Food Security Program

2 Mins Read Southeast Asian agri-food tech accelerator GROW has recently launched a new program focused on boosting Singapore’s food security. Startups across Asia working on climate-resilient, decentralised and sustainable food solutions can now apply for the Singapore Food Bowl program. It comes in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, which has exposed the vulnerability of the global […]

UN Warns Coronavirus Export Bans Could Lead To Global Food Shortage

3 Mins Read Some of the current measures by national governments around the world to stem the spread of the coronavirus pandemic could cause global food shortages, says the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO). Speaking to the Guardian, the chief economist of the agency Maximo Torero says that while lockdown measures such as restricting gatherings, allowing […]