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Malaysia: Deputy Agriculture Minister on Urban Farms

Malaysian deputy agriculture minister Sim Tze Tzin has taken up urban farming in his constituency of Bayan Baru. The small garden outside the double-storey unit that serves as...
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These Indian farmers are taking a firmer hold on their future with organic farming

Women farmers in the Balaghat region of Madhya Pradesh state in India are moving actively to organic farming with indigenous seeds, so as to earn better and...

Ikea Is Working On Urban Farming Products

Ikea wants to sell you more than furniture - it wants to sell sustainable living, and that includes what you need to grow your own food. Ikea is...

Strawberries grown in Dubai

The UAE’s harsh climate is not conducive to farming let alone the cultivation of a fruit like strawberry. But all that is going to change now. By...

Old coal mines could be turned into farms

Abandoned coal mines across the UK could be brought back to life as huge underground farms, according to academics. Mine shafts and tunnels are seen as "the perfect...

Backyard Beekeeping Takes Off, But Attracts Criticism Too

Flow Hive is an alternative to the traditional beehive, one that promises to let people harvest honey with "minimal disturbance" to the bees. The old-school method of honey...

The Refugee Gardens of Clarkston, Georgia, USA

The city of Clarkston, Georgia, located in a pocket of the Atlanta metropolis characterized by strip malls, auto-body shops and cheap low-rise apartments, has been called the...

5 Vegetables You Can Easily Grow At Home

With over 90 per cent of the food imported, it is no secret that Singapore struggles to feed itself, relying on food producers from over 160 countries. While...
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Uganda Schools Promote Urban Farming

Uganda's crowded capital Kampala offers little space to grow crops. But some schools in the city are promoting a new initiative - which helps students stay healthy...

Growing Vegetables Is Easy, But Also Hard

Starting your own garden can be a cheap and easy way to feed your family, but it's not as easy as it sounds. New Zealand's Edible Landscapes Architect,...