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Climate change can help solve food security worries

Published 12 September 2023

Addressing climate change can not only solve some of the world’s most pressing challenges but also create jobs and investment opportunities.

Watch the webinar:

Lim Tuang Liang, the government chief sustainability officer at Singapore’s Ministry of Sustainability and the Environment; Cesar Jung-Harada, an associate professor of design at the Singapore Institute of Technology; Syed Mubarak, the government affairs chair for the Singapore Chapter of the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers; and Aurel Moise, senior principal research scientist and deputy director of the Centre for Climate Research Singapore, discussed up-and-coming climate technologies and the potential for investment opportunities while mitigating climate change in this panel discussion on the impact of climate change on sustainable global trade.

The panel talked about challenges such as food security in the face of climate change threatening crops around the world. Technological and scientific interventions that help develop new resistant varieties of seeds and new growing techniques can help solve these pressing issues, they said 

About the NPF International Trade Fellowship 2023

The National Press Foundation holds an annual International Trade Fellowship workshop for journalists sponsored by the Hinrich Foundation. This year, we welcomed 24 Asia-based journalists to the fellowship at the Hinrich Foundation offices in Singapore. The sessions, held in July, focused on US-China geopolitics, AI’s impact on trade, global shifts in supply chains, data visuals, and more.

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