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9 Apr 2020 - To further boost its resilience against disruptions to global supply chains amid the ongoing Covid-19 outbreak, the authorities have now set their sights on the nation's southern waters for aquaculture.

A spokesman for the Singapore Food Agency (SFA) said the agency has conducted a broad scan of the southern waters for potential aquaculture sites for sustainable farming systems. "Various spatial, production and environmental constraints were taken into consideration to determine potential sites," she added.

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Publication date: 
09/04/2020
Publication Organisation: 
The Straits Times
Thematic Area: 
Sustainable fisheries
Country/ies: 
Singapore
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