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Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority of Singapore, AVA

Agrotechnology Parks

"Agrotechnology Parks are modern agriculture estates developed with the necessary infrastructure for farming. There are Six Agrotechnology Parksin Singapore. They are located at Lim Chu KangMuraiSungei TengahNee SoonMandai and Loyang.

These parks occupy a total land area of 1,465 ha and nearly 700 ha have been allocated to over 200 farms for the production of livestock, eggs, milk, aquarium and food fish, vegetables, fruits, orchids, ornamental and aquatic plants, as well as for the breeding of birds and dogs. The modern farms in the Agrotechnology Parks develop, adapt and showcase advanced technologies and techniques for intensive farming systems, and for export of high value and quality products and services to other tropical countries in the region." 

Agri-Bio Park 

"To develop Singapore as a centre of excellence in tropical agrotechnology services, AVA has developed an agri-biotechnology cluster in the 10-ha Agri-Bio Park (ABP) sited next to the Lim Chu Kang Agrotechnology Park in the northwest of Singapore. Land in lots of one hectare have been allocated on 30-year leases for agri-biotechnology activities, including research and development in fish vaccines, food safety and animal and plant health testing, and post-harvest technology activities. AVA's Veterinary Public Health Centre and Animal & Plant Health Centre, and the Marine Fisheries Research Department of the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Centre, hosted by Singapore, are also located within the ABP.  Map."

Source: www.ava.gov.sg (various subpages), retrieved Aug 2, 2011

List of Extension Providers

icon target The following list shows an excerpt from the GFRAS Directory of Extension Providers for Singapore. Some of these entries may be specially marked for having more detailed information in the database of the Worldwide Extension Study WWES.