Chapter 2 – Road to Self Sufficiency in Food Production

An Urban Farming Paradigm Resilient to Energy Descent

After a detailed analysis, it makes the most sense, from an energy perspective, to grow vegetables, fruits, chicken and fish locally in Singapore. This chapter discusses the means to grow them efficiently within the urban fabric of Singapore.

Chapter 1 – Food Production from an Energy Perspective

An Urban Farming Paradigm Resilient to Energy Descent

Singapore imports over 90% of its food requirement, so any disruption in production to any of its key suppliers could have significant consequences to the food security of Singapore. Therefore, certain long-term strategies have to be developed to ensure greater resilience and self-sufficiency in food supply.