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Food For Thought - How Singapore became the World’s Most Food-Secure Country

By Josiah Kek Published February 17, 2019

Singapore, a small country that imports 90% of its food, tops the 2018 Global Food Security Index—putting it ahead of self-sufficient countries such as the United States. The secret to its success is a mix of food source diversification, production optimization and long-term planning.