Podcast – International students, wellbeing and talking on air

Christchurch City Libraries blog hosts a series of regular podcasts from specialist human rights radio show Speak up – Kōrerotia. This show is created by Sally Carlton. In 2017, the Ministry of Education released its International Student Wellbeing Strategy. With a focus on economic wellbeing, education, health and wellbeing, and inclusion, the Strategy intends to ensure …

Singapore aiming to become region’s urban agriculture technology hub: Koh Poh Koon

Senior Minister of State for Trade and Industry Koh Poh Koon said Singapore is in a strong position to “catalyse technological and business innovations”.PHOTO: LIANHE ZAOBAO Under this partnership, more than S$90 million worth of investments will go into early-stage tech start-ups with food and agri-tech solutions. By Sue-Ann Tan Straits Times Jan 15, 2019 …

India: Heights of Hydroponics: Meet the Chennai Man Who Grows 6,000 Plants in 80 Sq Ft Space!

A glimpse of Rahul’s terrace “It was only two years ago that the concept of hydroponics caught my eye. It started as a hobby because vertical farming in a limited space piqued my curiosity,” shares Rahul. By Jovita Aranha Better India January 14, 2019 Excerpt: “These are like miniature versions of a large hydroponics setup, …

Malaysia: Urban farming at Elmina West

The community edible gardens is aimed to provide residents with the space and opportunity to grow edible plants. It is also a platform for creating communities that showcase expertise and share common interests, promoting a meaningful and harmonious living environment. Besides providing the community with constant food supply, the initiative promotes co-operation and togetherness — …