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9 carpark rooftop farming sites get 88 proposals

Tender is the first of its kind; Singapore Food Agency and HDB to launch more such sites for urban farming in H2

Singapore

LOCAL farmers are jumping at the chance to be among the first crop-growers on carpark rooftops in Singapore.

A total of 88 proposals were submitted in the tender for nine sites on the rooftops of Housing and Development Board (HDB) multi-storey carparks in Singapore to be used for urban farming, said the Singapore Food Agency (SFA) and HDB on Wednesday.

The tender is the first of its kind here.

The nine sites comprise five single sites in Ang Mo Kio, Tampines, Toa Payoh, Hougang, and Choa Chu...

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